Elevator At Northwest Residence Hall Malfunctions, Maryville Fire Called

Friday night an elevator in Roberta Hall on the Northwest campus emitted smoke.  Smoke alarms went off in the building around 10:00 and students were evacuated.  Campus Police report that the malfunction was caused by hydraulic fluid leaking on the elevator’s motor.  Maryville fire was called after campus authorities could not initially find the cause of the smoke.