Smoke fumes close down Greenberg Municipal Building today, tomorrow

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The Greenberg Municipal Building at 180 Lockwood Boulevard will remain closed today, as well as Wednesday, October 6th, due to reports of smoke inside the building. The additional day will allow the contractor to continue to clean and ventilate the fumes from the building.

The following offices which are housed in the Greenberg Municipal Building at 180 Lockwood Boulevard will also be closed on Wednesday, October 6, 2010:

  • City of Charleston Municipal Court¬†
  • SC Department of Motor Vehicles ¬†
  • City of Charleston Department of Traffic and Transportation¬†
  • Revenue Collections - Parking Division

The Charleston Fire Department responded to a call on Tuesday AM about smoke in the building which was found to be from a motor in the elevator. Due to the fumes and the need to ventilate the building, the building was closed today and will remain closed on Wednesday.

The Department of Traffic and Transportation will provide limited service such as permitting of construction parking passes, street blocking permits and meter bags by phone. Citizens can also call (958-6488 or 973-7288) for incident reports such as signals or downed signs.

Anyone who is scheduled for any action today or Wednesday in Charleston Municipal Court is asked not to report to the court building. Court officials will send those scheduled for court on Tuesday or Wednesday a letter regarding rescheduling of their case at a later time.

Operations at the Charleston Police Department Building behind the Greenberg Building are not affected by this incident.

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