Fire Officials Have Theory About Fire at The Links

6 years 2 months 1 day ago Monday, May 14 2012 May 14, 2012 Monday, May 14, 2012 10:06:00 AM CDT May 14, 2012 in News
By: KOMU Staff

COLUMBIA - Fire investigators say the dog from the burning house at The Links off of Clark Lane may have started the fire.

Four fire trucks responded to the call just after 6 p.m. on Sunday after a neighbor noticed smoke and flames coming from a window.

Officials say the fire began in the kitchen on or near the stove, even though the residents said they hadn't cooked for over a day.

Investigators said one theory was the dog climbed up on the stove, accidentally bumping one of the burners in the process.

They estimate the blaze caused $40,000 in damages.

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