Fire Causes Minor Damage to North Columbia Home

7 years 4 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, November 15 2012 Nov 15, 2012 Thursday, November 15, 2012 5:27:00 PM CST November 15, 2012 in News
By: Cody Lee Heyveld

COLUMBIA — Members of the Columbia Fire Department were dispatched Thursday at 3:38 p.m. to a reported residential structure fire at Tropical Lane.

Crews reported a small mulch fire upon arrival near the structure and under a gas meter. Crews quickly extinguished the fire.

Lieutenant Shawn McCollom investigated the fire and determined the cause of the fire was the improper disposal of smoking materials. He also issued a damage estimate of $250.

Authorities reported no injuries as a result of the fire.

 

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