Workers arriving at the State Archives Friday morning in Olympia found several inches of water on the floor.

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Workers arriving at the State Archives Friday morning in Olympia found several inches of water on the floor.

The secretary of state’s office says a water supply line leaked overnight.

Most of the damage was on the main entry floor of the building, which is across a street from the Capitol.

Some water dripped to the floor below and damped hundreds of volumes holding marriage records and other documents from southwest Washington. Some property photos and leather-bound county journals were damp.

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State workers are cleaning up and drying things out. Fans and dehumidifiers will run through the weekend.

Deputy State Archivist Terry Badger says no records will be ruined.

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