Early morning fire engulfs Midlands home, displaces occupant and dog

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Richland County Fire Marshal is investigating after a fire severely damaged a Columbia home early Friday morning.

According to the Columbia Fire Department, firefighters were called to a two-story home on Bitternut Drive and found heavy smoke pouring from the roof.

Firefighters quickly got to work, CFD says, and managed to get the fire under control just before 4 a.m.

No one was injured, but one person and a dog were displaced as a result of the fire.

No word on what caused the fire or how much damage it caused.

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