HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — The fire that began in a building at Langley Air Force Base Monday morning was put out just before 1:15 p.m. Fire emergency services personnel will keep monitoring and extinguishing any residual small fires.
Base officials said all personnel in Building 777, where the main fire took place, and surrounding buildings have been accounted for and there were no hazardous exposures or injuries reported.
Personnel evacuated from nearby buildings have been cleared to return, including residents of nearby housing who were evacuated as a precaution.
Building 777 remains cordoned off, but the area of Sweeney Boulevard near the building is open and traffic may return to using it.
The cause and extent of the fire is under investigation.
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