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Fire in Columbia causes $75,000 worth of damage

Columbia Fire Department truck
Columbia Fire Department truck


Around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, the Columbia Fire Department was dispatched to 3101 Creasy Springs Road for a commercial structure fire.

An employee of Boone Quarries call 911 and stated there was smoke coming from the top of a building on the east quarry entrance.

The first unit arrived about five minutes later and reported smoke coming from the eaves of the structure. 

Crews got the fire under control and ensuring that all occupants were accounted for. This included one adult occupant at the time of the fire.

Columbia Fire Department Investigators stated there was extensive damage to various walls and the ceiling.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. The estimated damage is $75,000.00,  

Ten crews from The Columbia Fire Department and one EMS assets responded to this incident.

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Chanel Porter

Chanel joined ABC 17 News in January 2021 after graduating from Penn State University. She enjoys traveling and a daily iced coffee.


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