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Firefighters battle morning house fire

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Source: Brick Lewis Source: Brick Lewis

There were no serious injuries in a house fire Thursday morning in Columbia.

Brick Lewis with the Columbia Fire Department says crews were called out to the home at Maybank Street at 7 a.m. Lewis says eight people were inside when the fire broke out and they made it out okay. One person was treated for a minor injury.

The fire caused about $30,000 in damage.

The Red Cross is assisting the five adults and three children who were displaced.

Investigators say the fire was caused by an electrical short inside the home.

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