Authorities now say a total of 14 students escaped a burning fraternity house this morning, some by climbing through windows and dropping from rooftops.More information and pictures here: 14 escape fraternity fire - News | Reflector.com
The two-story annex of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity caught fire about 6:20 a.m., according to witnesses and officials on the scene. The house is on Summit Street near Fifth Street across from ECU's main campus.
Nine students reside in the home — called the back house because it sits behind the main fraternity building — and eight of them were present at the time of the fire, said Keith Tingley, assistant director of Greek Life.
HQ has released a statement also.