Vallejo mayor says 1st floor of City Hall uninhabitable after break-in, fire

VALLEJO, Calif. (KGO) -- Vallejo Mayor Bob Sampayan said Tuesday that someone broke into City Hall in the early morning and set fire to the first floor HR department.

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The fire then set off sprinklers, doing significant damage. Mayor Sampayan said the first floor is now uninhabitable.

"I'm dismayed," he said.

Mayor Sampayan is holding a press conference at 1 p.m. to make a statement.

An officer-involved shooting followed looting reported at a Walgreens in Vallejo at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. That led to a confrontation with another person who rammed into a patrol car and then led officers on a high-speed chase, police said.

The mayor initially said Tuesday he had no information about the shooting.

An 8 p.m. curfew is in effect nightly in Solano County until further notice.
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