Courthouse flooding follows heating system leak

SUN photos/Avery Martinez and Randi Pierce
Left and top right: Fallen ceiling tiles and standing water sit in the western portion of the courthouse following a geothermal heating water line break Tuesday morning. Bottom right: Pagosa Fire Protection District personnel go to clear the courthouse after the water triggered a smoke alarm to go off a second time.

A leak in the geothermal heating system in the old sheriff’s office Tuesday morning caused water damage throughout the western portion of the Archuleta County Courthouse and multiple alarms to go off.

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