Students at the University of Virginia's historic campus won't be allowed to light their fireplaces.
U.Va. inspectors have found cracks in more than 100 chimneys at the Thomas Jefferson-designed Academical Village.
Officials at the Charlottesville school are considering options including repairs or a permanent ban on fireplace use.
There are accounts in old U.Va. yearbooks of Edgar Allan Poe breaking up furniture and burning it in his fireplace in 1826.