Firefighters responded to a blaze at a two-story Chapel Hill residence at around 2:36 a.m. on Friday.
The flames were reportedly visible from the back of the residence at 321 McCauley Street, just to the west of UNC’s campus.
According to a press release from the Town of Chapel Hill, a total of 18 personnel from various fire and police squads in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, New Hope and South Orange were called to put out the heavy flames.
No injuries were reported, but two cars in the garage were destroyed, and three others were damaged.
Two residents of the burned structure were reportedly displaced.
The cause of the fire was still under investigation as of Friday afternoon.