Current University Status
Smoke in Building: Contained

Columbia Fire responded to smoke in Currell. Building was cleared and students may return shortly. Check http://ow.ly/6LSUh for more info.

Streets have been closed on Sumter Street between Greene and College streets to stage responding fire equipment due to a report of smoke in the Currell Building located on the Horseshoe.  

Columbia Fire Department has responded and the smoke appears to have come from a discarded tobacco product outside near an air intake vent.  

There is NO fire in the building and students will be allowed back in the building shortly.