1998 Subaru Other

Just got home and turned car off, but car keeps trying to turn over without key in ignition! There is a smell coming from the vents and smoking from under the hood by steering column. Only thing could think to do is disconnect the battery. Anbody have any ideas what be be up? Never heard of a car tryiing to start up without key. Oh, legacy is manual, AWD with 122,000 miles. Cellinoid?Starter? Thanks guys!
September 1, 2007.

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