FSU confirms the ‘dangerous situation’ alerts we just got were due to a system malfunction

There is no ‘life-threatening situation’

This morning around 10:45 am, students at Florida State University began receiving alerts for a “dangerous situation” on FSU’s campus. Phone calls, emails and text messages flooded the cell phones and computers of¬†FSU students and parents.

Some students left campus while others locked the doors to their classrooms.

The official Florida State University Twitter released a tweet stating the alerts were a “system malfunction,” and to disregard the alerts we received.

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