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N.C. revenue department building evacuated again

For the second time this week, the North Carolina Department of Revenue building in downtown Raleigh has been evacuated. A fire alarm was sounded, and the building was evacuated as a precaution.

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 North Carolina Department of Revenue building evacuation
RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Department of Revenue building in downtown Raleigh was evacuated Friday morning, marking the second time it happened this week.

State Capitol police said that a fire alarm was called in shortly after 6:00 a.m. The building was evacuated as a precaution.

The Raleigh Fire Department responded but found no signs of any fire, police said.

Police evacuated the revenue building Wednesday after finding a suspicious package in the middle of Wilmington Street.

The small package was covered in black electrical tape, but the bomb squad determined it was not an explosive device.

Authorities were checking to see if surveillance video captured how it got there.

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