Fire damages Columbia home

10 months 2 weeks 5 days ago Saturday, August 17 2019 Aug 17, 2019 Saturday, August 17, 2019 3:17:00 PM CDT August 17, 2019 in News
By: Spencer Humphrey, KOMU 8 Reporter
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COLUMBIA - No one was hurt when house caught fire Saturday morning.

Firefighters responded to a home at the corner of Garth Avenue and Benton Street around 11 a.m.

The homeowner told KOMU 8 News she was not home when the fire started. A family member driving by the home called her to let her know.

Firefighters closed Garth Avenue to traffic until they got the fire under control. They left around 2:30.

The homeowner said it was possible the fire started in the basement, but officials have not determined an official cause.

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