Fire causes extensive damage to Richland County home
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Fire crews were on the scene of a home that was heavily damaged by a fire Friday morning.
Crews with the 3rd shift of the Columbia-Richland Fire Department were on the scene as of 9:45 a.m. The fire happened on Fallen Leaf Drive just before 9 a.m., according to fire officials.
RIGHT NOW: Our 3rd Shift crews are still on scene of a house fire on Fallen Leaf Drive that caused extensive damages to the property this morning.— Columbia-Richland Fire Department (@ColaFire) January 14, 2022
Units responded to the scene off of Hard Scrabble Road just before 9 a.m. pic.twitter.com/NhL1qYVP2D
There was heavy fire throughout the home. All occupants made it out safely, including two pets, according to officials.
The fire was under control as of 9:50 a.m. Officials say it appears to have been caused by discarded smoking materials.
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