Court disrupted after fire alarm goes off at Hamilton County Courthouse

CINCINNATI – The Hamilton County Courthouse was cleared Monday morning after a fire alarm sounded in the building.

The incident happened shortly before 9 a.m.

Authorities said a contractor working on the alarm system accidentally left it on while conducting his work, causing it to activate.

The alarm caused a disruption in trials and other business.

People waited outside of the building for Cincinnati firefighters to reset the alarm.

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