Columbia Fire Department determines cause of Rusty Mill home fire

Rusty Mill Drive fire
Rusty Mill Drive fire(Columbia-Richland Fire Department)
Published: Nov. 17, 2022 at 8:59 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Columbia Fire Department has determined the cause of last week’s house fire on Rusty Mill Drive. Officials say the fire was caused by discarded smoking materials.

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The Columbia-Richland Fire Department responded to a fire at a home in Northeast Richland County around 5 p.m. on Thursday evening.

Officials say the fire on Rusty Mill Drive was coming from the rear of the home and then eventually broke through the roof.

Everyone inside the home got out safely and no injuries were reported. The Cola-Fire, Fire Marshals Office will be investigating the cause of the fire.

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