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UNC Fire Considered Suspicious

Posted January 13, 2003 2:12 a.m. EST

— Fire investigators are calling a fire at a private dorm just off the UNC-Chapel Hill campus suspicious.

Firefighters responded to the fire in a sixth-floor lounge at Granville Towers West around 5 a.m. Friday. Investigators said the fire started in a couch.

Investigators said they have not ruled out arson. Damages are estimated at $15,000.

No one was hurt.