Water leak prompts downtown building evacuation

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
West Hospital

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Richmond fire crews evacuated the 15-story West Hospital building in downtown Richmond Thursday afternoon after a water leak, according to Richmond Fire spokesman Lt. Robbie Hagaman. The building is located at 1200 East Broad Street.

Hagaman said the leak happened around 11:40 a.m. on the building’s fourth floor.

The building was evacuated due to electrical concerns, Hagaman said. There were no injuries and no fire reported.

The leak was marked under control just after 1 p.m. and workers were allowed back inside.