Fire reported in UNC's Cobb Residence Hall

Nov. 05, 2013 @ 05:29 PM

UNC officials report that a fire broke out on campus in the attic of Cobb Residence Hall. Smoke is hampering traffic, causing congestion and visibility problems. Motorists and pedestrians are urged to avoid area until scene is cleared.

The residence hall, which houses up to 400 students, was built in 1952 and renovated in 2005.