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True/False grateful for community support after fire, festival set to go on Feb. 29

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) True/False Film Fest prepares for its annual festival Feb. 29-March 3 after recovering from a September fire. A fire broke out in a Downtown Columbia building at the corner of Ninth and Broadway streets on Sept. 15. True/False Executive Director Arin Liberman told ABC 17 News that the fest’s day-to-day operations kept moving. However,

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Southern Boone Fire warns to refrain from burning during high winds, multiple fires reported near Hartsburg

ASHLAND, Mo. (KMIZ) The Southern Boone County Fire Protection District is asking residents to refrain from burning while high winds are in the area on Thursday. Firefighters are currently responding to a wildfire near South David Sapp Road and Old Route A in Hartsburg, according to the department’s Facebook page. The department referred to the

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Two people injured during fire at MU Medical Sciences Building, around $2 million in damage estimated

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Two people suffered minor injuries on Friday and more than $2 million worth of damage estimated to have been reported from a fire University of Missouri Medical School. The two people who were injured were not named, but they were treated and released, according to an email from MU Health Care spokesman

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Firefighter injured at one of three house fires Saturday

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Editor’s note: This article was updated to reflect new information ABC 17 learned after publishing. Firefighters put out three house fires on Saturday, and one firefighter was injured while responding. The first fire happened just before 1 p.m. in the 6400 block of Cobble Creek Drive. ABC 17 News has reached out

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