VIDEOS: This weekend’s graduation day marks 25 years since a tragic fire in a UNC fraternity house killed five students.

The painful date is etched in local memory: May 12, 1996.

It was graduation day – and Mother’s Day.

A smoldering cigarette sent the Phi Gamma Delta house up in flames, killing five students and injuring three on what should have been a happy day of commencement.
– PUB DATE: 5/14/2021 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: WRAL-TV NBC 5 Raleigh
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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