ALL CLEAR. The incident response has ended. Check http://www.sc.edu/CarolinaAlert for more info.
This morning, a natural gas leak in the New Darla Moore School of Business was reported to the USC Division of Law Enforcement and Safety. Columbia Fire, Columbia HazMat, USC Facilities, USC Health and Safety, and USC Law Enforcement personnel responded to the building.
Following an assessment by Columbia Fire and Columbia HazMat, the leak was able to be contained. South Carolina Electric and Gas (SCE&G) responded and was able to secure the leak.
HazMat personnel cleared the building and determined it to be safe to occupy at this time. All streets have been reopened.