Fire on Pinecrest Court in Columbia ruled accident
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A structure fire that sent one person to the hospital and displaced the resident on October 3 has been ruled an accident.
The Columbia-Richland Fire Department said their crews were at the scene after reports of a structure fire on Pinecrest Court at around 8:45 a.m. First responders were able to enter the building and get the fire under control.
After investigation, officials said the fire was caused by an electrical source.
A resident inside was able to escape and was transported by EMS. Investigators said no firefighters were hurt.
RIGHT NOW: Our 1st Shift crews are currently on scene of a structure fire on Pinecrest Court in Columbia.— Columbia-Richland Fire Department (@ColaFire) October 3, 2022
We responded to the scene just before 8:45 this morning. Crews were able to enter the building — which is a duplex — and quickly get the fire under control. pic.twitter.com/0O1CYnmcCz
The fire damaged half of the duplex and the other half also suffered smoke damage. At least one person is reported displaced because of the fire.
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