Elevator equipment overheats, causes smoke at HGTC off Highway 501

Elevator equipment overheats, causes smoke at HGTC off Highway 501

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Crews are working to clear the scene at Horry Georgetown Technical College on Highway 501 after elevator equipment malfunctioned and overheated causing smoke, according to the Conway Fire Department.

Assistant Chief Jeremy Carter says everyone is alright, there is no damage and there was not an actual fire.

He says it was more of a scare than anything else.

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