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Calgary city hall cleanup underway but service return weeks away

The cleanup is well underway at city hall after at least three floors of the Calgary Municipal Building were damaged during a security incident on Tuesday.

With caution tape crisscrossing the halls, and water damage creating holes in ceilings, officials say public services are still weeks away from returning.

“Our No. 1 priority is safety of the staff working in the site to mitigate the damage. Number 2 is getting our service back up and running as soon as possible,” Mario Henriques with the city’s facility management said Thursday.

City officials and members of the media tour the City Municipal Building to assess the damage Thursday. (Rebecca Kelly/CBC)

The building suffered extensive water damage after a man broke in and set several small fires, which activated the sprinkler system.

A tour of the damaged areas revealed the fires were lit in multiple locations. Water damage was not…

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