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Fire Department Investigating Possible Office Building Fire in Crystal City

Updated 3:50 p.m. — The fire has been extinguished and units are starting to clear the scene.

Firefighters are on scene of a possible fire in an office building on the 2500 block of Crystal Drive.

Initial reports suggest smoke has filled an elevator lobby in the building, which houses Defense Department offices. The building has been evacuated while firefighters investigate the source of the smoke.

Police have closed Crystal Drive between 23rd and 26th streets as a result of the fire department activity.

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