There was a fire in Dunedin tonight at University College, one of the University of Otago's residential colleges.
All residents have been safely evacuated.
The fire began in a resident's room in the South Tower just before 7pm.
While it was contained within the room, water damage has affected other areas.
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All South Tower residents are being accommodated within the college or other residential colleges this evening.
The Fire Service is investigating the cause of the fire.