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Government

DuPage County Courthouse evacuated after pipe bursts

DuPage County Judicial Center/Courthouse
DuPage County Judicial Center/Courthouse

The DuPage County Judicial Center/Courthouse was evacuated at 11:15 a.m. Jan. 8 after a water pipe burst, according to a DuPage County Sheriff's Office news release.

A fire alarm was activated after the burst, and the evacuation was handled "quickly and efficiently" by sheriff's deputies in the courthouse, the release stated.

No injuries or other issues were reported, according to the release.

The courthouse was reopened for business shortly after the activation when the Wheaton Fire Department gave an all clear, the release stated.

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