Tenants displaced after apartment fire at Columbia area complex
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Columbia-Richland Fire Department is reporting some tenants have been displaced after an apartment fire at a Columbia area complex.
Crews responded to an apartment complex fire at Bluff Road just after 1 p.m. Firefighters said flames from a bedroom started by a candle that was kicked over, filled the apartment up with smoke.
Great stop by our 2nd Shift crews this afternoon after fire broke out in an apartment off of Bluff Road.— Columbia-Richland Fire Department (@ColaFire) March 15, 2023
Firefighters responded to The Retreat at Columbia shorty after 1 p.m. Smoke had filled the apartment from a fire that was going in one of the bedrooms. pic.twitter.com/BZE72Xsz19
Crews said the fire was extinguished and all people in the apartments made it out safely with no injuries.
All occupants of the apartment made it out safely and there were no injuries. The fire was extinguished and the Red Cross was called in to provide help to the displaced tenants.— Columbia-Richland Fire Department (@ColaFire) March 15, 2023
The fire was caused by a candle that got knocked over in the bedroom.
The Red Cross was called to provide assistance to the tenants who were displaced.
Notice a spelling or grammar error in this article? Click or tap here to report it. Please include the article's headline.
Stay up to date with WIS News 10. Get the app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and Stream us on Roku, YouTube, Amazon Fire, or Apple TV.
Copyright 2023 WIS. All rights reserved.