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5 houses damaged, 8 displaced following house fire on Founders Lake Ct.

Updated: Jul. 30, 2019 at 11:12 PM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A house fire on Founders Lake Ct. has caused five homes to be severely damaged.

According to fire officials, three of the five homes are a total loss and eight people have been displaced.

Early indications are that the fire started in one home then quickly spread to two others on right and left sides. The fourth home suffered siding damage due to the heat.

One woman was taken from the scene to the hospital. Officials say she lived in a home next to one that was destroyed. Her condition is unknown at this time.

The cause of the fire is unknown. The Richland County Fire Marshal’s Office is continuing to investigate.

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