Fire on Pinecrest Court in Columbia ruled accident

COLA FIre was at Pinecrest Court Monday morning.
COLA FIre was at Pinecrest Court Monday morning.(COLA Fire)
Published: Oct. 3, 2022 at 11:36 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 8, 2022 at 10:05 AM EDT
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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.

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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