Smoke report briefly closes 2 Everett buildings, road

EVERETT — Two downtown buildings were cleared out Friday morning after reports of smoke coming from roof vents.

The incident was reported around 9 a.m. in the 1600 block of Hewitt Avenue. A part of the road was blocked off for a short time while firefighters investigated.

Crews searched the buildings. They didn’t find any smoke or fire inside.

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