Stamford courthouse reopened

The Stamford courthouse was reopened about 16 minutes after a false alarm led to the building’s evacuation Friday afternoon.
Judicial Branch spokesperson Rhonda Stearley-Hebert said a fire alarm was tripped accidentally at 1:40 p.m. Once building maintenance figured out what happened staff was allowed back into the building 16 minutes after the alarm sounded Stearley-Hebert said.