MON., AUG. 30 - 1:30 P.M. - BUILDING EVACUATION UPDATE: KSU ISSUES ALL CLEAR - CLASSES RESUME AT 2 P.M.

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KSU issues all clear after buidling evacuation KENNESAW, Ga. (Aug. 30, 2010) — At…

Georgia (Aug 30, 2010)KSU issues all clear after buidling evacuation

KENNESAW, Ga. (Aug. 30, 2010) — At approximately 1:00 p.m., today, Monday, August 30, 2010, an all clear was issued for the Social Sciences Building on the campus of Kennesaw State University.

As a precautionary measure, a single building had been evacuated at approximately 11:30 a.m. today. This evacuation involved e Social Sciences Building and its surrounding perimeter of 100 feet.

Some civil war relics stored on the third floor were noticed as being a potential hazard, and as a precautionary measure, a building evacuation was ordered by the KSU Police, who in turn notified the Cobb County Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) unit and the Army EOD.

Once the Cobb EOD arrived on the scene, they removed the questionable civil war relics and issued an all clear to the KSU Police who notified the campus community it was safe to return to the building.

 

All classes resumed as normal beginning with the 2 p.m. classes.

 

 

 



 

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