University of Central Florida building evacuated due to smoke

Orange County Fire rescue responds to UCF alert

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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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