Fire in Glenwood South

WRAL is reporting on a fire at Glenwood Towers:

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This building should be vacated, cause in all honesty it is pretty unsafe. I do not believe it has a fire suppression system, and I would be very surprised if it has anything like fire dampers, or fire doors that are in good repair.

Looks like you’re right; the N&O reports that the building doesn’t have a sprinkler system. Residents on the 7th through 14th floors were all evacuated. Thankfully there don’t seem to have been any injuries aside from a few cases of smoke inhalation.

I’ve heard that there’s talk of gutting the building to its structure and starting over. I wonder how much of that story is true?