A fire is burning at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House grounds.
The blaze appeared to be located near the ceremonial office of Vice President Dick Cheney on the second floor of the building. The vice president was across the street in his office in the West Wing of the White House.
Secret Service spokesman Darrin Blackford said the Old Executive Office building was evacuated as a precaution. District of Columbia firefighters poured water on the blaze and moved furniture from the building onto a balcony.
The Executive Office Building houses the Office of Management and Budget and staff of the National Security Council and other agencies.
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