BREAKING NEWS: Smoke at Harrill Hall at WCU ceased

Firefighters at the Harrill Hall. Photo WCJ

11:00 am:  Smoke has ceased at Harrill Hall but firefighters are still monitoring the area.  No cause has been released why the fire happened.  Some speculate it was just smoke and no fire,  and could have been caused by installation in the building.  Fire officials are checking the building.

*Harrill Hall is currently under renovations and plans to be reopened in the Fall of 2012 for students to reside in.*


9:57 am:  WCU Police and EMS, Sylva Fire, Cullowhee Fire, Jackson County EMS and Jackson County Rescue have been called to WCU

A shot of Harrill Hall with smoke billowing from it's windows- Photo from youtube- W3WDD

with reports of fire in Harrill Hall.  Smoke is rising out the windows of the upper floors of the building.  Students have been advised to avoid the area of Harrill Hall by WCU.

Here is video of the fire published by W3WDD on youtube just before 10 am: