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Apartment fire leaves 17 people without homes

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Source: Brick Lewis Source: Brick Lewis
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

The Columbia Fire Department says a child playing with a cigarette lighter started a fire that forced 17 people out of their homes Sunday night.

Firefighters were called to the Pine Haven Villas Apartments on Trinity Drive at about 8:45 p.m. Sunday. Four units were damaged

The complex is located off Greenlawn Drive.

No injuries were reported. Damage is estimated at about $90,000.

The American Red Cross is helping the families who were affected.

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