University of Central Florida building evacuated due to smoke

By Ashley Annin, ClickOrlando.com staff
Published On: Feb 25 2014 02:41:28 PM EST
Updated On: Feb 25 2014 03:08:40 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. -

Orange County Fire Rescue is responding to a building evacuation at the University of Central Florida.

An alert from the university was sent out at about 2 p.m. on Tuesday saying, "Education Building evacuated due to smoke in the building. Police responding. Stay clear of the area."

Firefighters said that the smoke came from a malfunctioning air conditioning unit.

UCF sent out a second alert around 3 p.m. telling students that they could return to the building.

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