Columbia firefighters were working a structure fire at the Manor Apartments on Ashland Road in Columbia, not far from the University of Missouri campus Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters determined a fire started in a utility closet in the basement, and was put out in 5 minutes. Heavy smoke was coming from the chimney just before 4:00 p.m. Thursday.
The building was evacuated and no one was injured.
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