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Firefighter suffers minor injury working house fire in Eastover

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EASTOVER, SC (WIS) -

A Columbia firefighter suffered minor injuries while battling a house fire in Eastover Wednesday morning. The firefighter was treated at the scene.

Assistant Fire Chief Jamie Helms says heavy flames were coming from the home, in the 1100 block of Old Congaree Run, at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. It took about a half-hour to get the fire under control.

Helms says a citizen went to Fire Station 29 on Old Congaree Road to report the fire.

Nobody was home at the time.

Damage is estimated at $40,000. The cause is under investigation.

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