Correction: Due to a reporting error, the original version of this story misrepresented Chapel Hill Fire Chief Matt Sullivan's professional title. The story has been updated and The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for the error.
Thousands of people rushed Franklin Street after UNC men's basketball won the national championship.
While students were chanting Tar Heel cheers, local town officials worked to ensure the town's safety including the hazard drones posed.
Drone usage in Chapel Hill is a growing trend, but it is also causing safety concerns in the area. Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger said various safety concerns, especially after the national championship, inspired regulation on drones.
The Federal Aviation Administration outlines restrictions and limitations on drones, and Chapel Hill passed an ordinance Oct. 11 implementing drone laws based on FAA regulations specifically for the town.