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We actually have -- barrel on right now down to Washington DC Brett.
Can you tell us give us an update on what you see going on down and.
Sure Charles we actually felt -- for about.
Thirty seconds like everyone else the floor shaking beneath us.
We're in this big glass building the DC bureau is in this building right behind me -- -- this -- this big Green glass building so soon after.
Everything started happening our fire alarm went off and everyone headed down the stairs.
And for the -- you know half hour or so people being gathered outside.
Waiting to go back and so far the management ability management's not sure they're gonna do that they let people go get their stuff they're gonna close down this building.
Worried about aftershocks in and that sort of thing -- Gibson actually works on our booking desk I want to ask her what.
What she felt and what what happened up in the newsroom.
We felt that my co worker felt the floor shape which I didn't feel that originally -- seconds later we felt the entire building shaking you can see everything is -- from there they ran out to look at the capital natural assumption is what's going on outside.
And then they started.
That weighting every bidding directly after that you've -- your family down in North Carolina South Carolina damning Gaffney South Carolina said that they felt it.
And could see things shaking and there.
You know where you're getting back in her we're waiting right now I think we can rent and for momentarily and bring everything back out and I guess the next steps are to be determines.
Our general thank you very much behind this year take a walk real quick over here -- there's the capital down the way.
And you know congress is not in session right now so not a lot of folks -- still some staff here they all came streaming out of the building our producers.
Originally thought something horrible happened you know you think 9/11 as the tenth anniversary is coming up.
-- what's going on and fortunately it's this earthquake so far we don't see any structural damage.
But again -- it was -- this report one way or another 6 PM eastern.
We let you go you know we just had -- -- downtown Manhattan felt like New Yorkers -- -- filled there -- -- people relieved that with this blowers is still on the easing that's out there.
Now I think everyone is fairly com I've not seen police in and fire.
And the -- -- but.
There's not a lot of panic down here Charles it's.
I think people are enjoying the sunshine -- -- longs another aftershock doesn't come.
You know them.
Whether were allowed back in the building that's that the question I should point out that the epicenter.
Of this thing happened in mineral.
-- I believe Virginia that's about 83 miles from from Washington it's also the spot of the lake and a nuclear plant.
And so there was some concern about that but so far we haven't heard.
Any reports of any problems there at the plant.
Brett Bair thank you very much we appreciate you taking out -- time.
All right we are just getting -- a report.
An update on the situation in the Pentagon and apparently broken tight situation there.
At the Pentagon is forcing some of the office -- -- inside the building we had reported earlier that the Pentagon had evacuating but again ever come on again what happened in Japan.
One of the first things He have to think about it and need the safety and immediate damage is what's happening with nuclear power plants and there is and nuclear power plant.
On that is very close in the vicinity of the epicenter of this earthquake apparently.
The nuclear plant there the north in a plant which is owned by Old Dominion.
Didn't demeaning resource -- I should say has been trips due to the earthquake.
Now we are getting reports that gap plant has lost off site power and that it is running on diesel -- -- that according to RC.
Again a situation we continue to monitor very closely we are hearing however.
That the Indian point nuclear plant that is near New York City is still operating and fully functional we'll bring you more updates as we get and we now when it happened up to the twelfth floor.
Where we -- -- Sandra --
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