New Orleans City Hall briefly evacuated after fire alarm

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NEW ORLEANS – City Hall was briefly evacuated this morning after a fire alarm was triggered in the building.

There is no indication what caused the alarm to trip, and no fires have been reported inside the building.

Smoke from the massive 6 alarm fire on St. Charles Avenue in the Garden District has been reported downtown, including in the area of City Hall.

NOFD officials at City Hall have not confirmed a connection between the St. Charles fire and the City Hall fire alarm.

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