Skip to Content

Firefighters battle overnight house fire in central Columbia


The Columbia Fire Department responded to a house fire in central Columbia early Saturday morning.

A CFD spokesman said firefighters were called at about 2:15 a.m. to a two-story building with two apartment units on E. Burnham Road. They found heavy flame coming from a garage. The fire took about 20 minutes to put out, he said.

Four people were inside but were not injured.

The fire department tweeted photos from the scene around 3:40 a.m. showing flames coming from the home.

Information on what started the fire wasn't available Saturday morning.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Article Topic Follows: Columbia

Katie Greathouse

Katie Greathouse is the assistant news director for ABC 17 News.


ABC 17 News is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content