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Oncor evacuation caused by burned-out elevator motor

FORT WORTH — Occupants of the Oncor electrical delivery building in downtown Fort Worth are filtering back into work after firefighters investigating a possible fire determined the smoke’s culprit was a burned-out elevator motor.

Employees had voluntarily evacuated the building at 115 W. 7th Street around 12:30 p.m. after smelling smoke. Firefighters discovered the elevator motor still hot and smoking on the building's top floor.

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