The entire Kimball Tower was evacuated around 12:15 p.m. Thursday; soon after, the Provo Fire Department arrived to investigate.
Brady Johnson, a member of the Provo Fire Department, explained the situation.
“We were called out to a fire alarm, a water-flow alarm, which means that in a certain zone of the building there could be water flowing caused by a fire,” said Johnson.
After investigation by the Provo Fire Department captain, no evidence of a fire or water flow was found, Johnson explained.
“It was a false alarm; there may be something wrong with the system that they’ll take care of to make sure there are no problems,” he said.
All classes resumed in the SWKT after the conclusion of the inspection.