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Fire pump testing may cause false fire alarms

Staff Report May 13, 2019

Fire pump testing at facilities on Eastern’s campus may cause false fire alarms to go off Tuesday. Facilities Planning & Management’s Cathy Johnson said in an email that the Student Rec Center,...

Smoke from cannabis triggers fire alarm at University Court building Sunday

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter October 1, 2018

Cannabis smoke triggered a fire alarm in the Yorkshire building of University Court Sunday night. Captain James Calvert of the Charleston Fire Department said CFD responded to an activate fire alarm at...

Officer Kent Jones of the University Police Department escorts fire fighters into the physical science building in response to an activated fire alarm at about 2 p.m.  Saturday.

Humidity triggers fire alarm in physical science building

Roberto Hodge , Multicultural Editor August 23, 2014

The Charleston Fire Department and University Police Department responded to the activated alarm at about 2 p.m. Saturday in the Physical Science Building. David Viertel, a geography professor, was...

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