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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, Stevenson Hall, Pemberton Hall, Lumpkin Hall, Andrews Hall and the Doudna Fine Arts Center will...

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 University Court. “When we arrived we didn’t have anything showing from the exterior of building, we...

Humidity triggers fire alarm in physical science building

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 sitting in his office preparing the syllabus for Monday’s classes when the fire alarm went off. Viertel...

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