University of Louisville dorm mold being blamed on wooden wardrobes

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Friday, July 26, 2013

University of Louisville staff members are trashing wooden wardrobes believed to be the cause of mold that was detected in three dormitories.

No students or visitors are currently occupying Threlkeld Hall, where mold was found a couple of weeks ago during a routine inspection of each of the dorms 260 residential rooms, said university spokesperson Cindy Hess.

That prompted university staff to check other dorms, finding mold in Miller Hall and Unitas Tower.

The university stepped up its inspections of dorm rooms following a mold outbreak in October 2012 that forced students to move out of Miller Hall, Hess said.

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