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One person taken to hospital after fire at motel

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Columbia Fire crews say one person was taken to the hospital after a fire at a hotel off Bush River Road Wednesday morning. 

Fire officials say when they first responded to the Budget Inn off of Bush River Road near Interstate 26 they did not see fire, but smoke has since been seen coming from the building.

The fire department says the hotel was evacuated and one person was taken to the hospital.  The extent of the victim's injuries has not been released.

Damage is estimated at about $10,000.

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