Officials: WTC fire a false alarm

New York City firefighters gather at the base

New York City firefighters gather at the base of One World Trade Center, right, where they were summoned by the report of a fire. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said it was a false alarm. (Aug. 8, 2012) (Credit: AP)

A reported "all hands" fire call Wednesday morning at One World Trade Center ended up being a false alarm, the Port Authority said.

The Port Authority, which owns the site, said the New York City Office of Emergency Management told it the FDNY had "concluded their search of the building with negative results" in the aftermath of the call, received at 7:42 a.m.

The FDNY initially declared...

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