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Massive blaze at USDA facility follows threats

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>> Firefighters battled a massive blaze at a federal facility in Maryland Tuesday. The fire at the US Department of Agriculture building outside of Washington now reportedly under investigation by agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. That's because the fire follows anonymous threats at this facility and five other USDA offices last week.
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An email message was sent to multiple federal employees at offices in Colorado, Connecticut, North Carolina, West Virgina, and here in Maryland, according to a USDA spokesperson, leading to precautionary closures at all the facilities. Fire officials saying the burning building Tuesday was used to house vehicles and oil drums.
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There were no reports of injuries.
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