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Fire prompts lockdown at White House; delays president

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WWBT) - A vendor truck fire prompted a lockdown at the White House on Saturday.

The president and his family were about to board Marine One when there was a "loud noise" heard in the area. The family has left the White House by motorcade.

Video from a witness shows heavy smoke in the area, reportedly from a food vendor truck.

Click here for the video: http://youtu.be/QA4d9KjIcZE

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