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Apartment fire displaces 4 adults, 2 children

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A Monday evening apartment fire has left six people, including two children, without a home.

According to a Columbia Fire Department spokesperson, the blaze affected four apartments located at 321 Byron Road.

Brick Lewis said a bottom floor apartment caught fire around 6:15 p.m. The fire destroyed that unit and damaged three others.

The Red Cross responded to the scene to provide temporary lodging in a nearby hotel, food, clothing and comfort kits, which included basic hygiene items. They also provided toys to the children.

Fire officials estimate the damage to be approximately $27,500.

The cause remains under investigation. 

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