Smoke Found in Basement of Independence Hall

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    Firefighters were called to Independence Hall early Sunday morning after smoke was found inside the basement.

    Officials say the smoke was spotted shortly after 5 a.m. at the historic building on the 500 block of Chestnut Street. Firefighters were able to place the small fire under control around 5:30 a.m.

    No one was injured during the incident.

    No damage was reported.

    Officials have not yet revealed the cause of the fire.

    This story is developing. Stay with for updates.