Construction fire at State Department injures four

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Fire investigators have not yet determined what caused the flames, but do not believe it to be suspicious. According to NBC News, crews were performing maintenance on the eighth floor of the building . The eighth floor is home to the State Department's Diplomatic Reception Rooms, where visiting heads of state are officially entertained. 


Because the fire occurred on the weekend, only a skeleton staff of federal workers was in the building at the time of the fire.


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