Fire Burns Down Columbia Duplex
COLUMBIA - The Boone County Fire Protection District and the Columbia Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Santa Barbara Drive at approximately 3:30 a.m. Monday. The roof of a duplex was partially collapsed when KOMU 8 News arrived at the scene, and firefighters battled the blaze for about 30 minutes.
No one was home at the time of the fire, so there were no injuries reported. Boone County Fire Protection District Public Information Officer Gale Blomenkamp said the duplex is a total loss and fire officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.