Overnight fire leads to estimated $20,000 of damage
COLUMBIA— The Columbia Fire Department was dispatched to a fire at Tiger Village Apartments at about 2 a.m. Sunday morning, according to a news release from the fire department.
Crews found flames from a third floor balcony and walkway, and had the fire extinguished in about five minutes.
An assistant fire marshal was dispatched to perform a cause investigation. The cause is undetermined, but improperly discarded smoking material cannot be ruled out, according to the release. Damage is estimated at $20,000.
Seven units from the Columbia Fire Department were dispatched to the call, and there were no reported injuries.