TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Firefighters stopped flames from spiraling out of control on the Cornell campus Thursday morning.
Goldwin Smith Hall was evacuated around 9:30 a.m. after smoke set off the fire alarms. Crews say the source was an electrical fire that sparked in the elevator machinery room.
Firefighters spent about an hour on scene and were able to clear the smoke out of the building.
Goldwin Smith Hall was back open around 10:30 a.m.