2-alarm fire displaces 40 residents at Columbia apartments

2-alarm fire displaces 40 residents at Columbia apartments
The fire displaced to 40 residents overnight Saturday. (Source: Columbia Fire Department/Twitter)
The fire displaced to 40 residents overnight Saturday. (Source: Columbia Fire Department/Twitter)

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Columbia Fire Department battled an overnight fire that displaced 40 residents at Paces Run Apartments, located at 100 Paces Run Court off Parklane Road.

In all, 40 residents were displaced, according to the Red Cross. 24 apartments were damaged with 12 apartments being a total loss.

The fire spread through the roof and fire crews had to make several rescues. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Richland County Fire Marshal. Check back for more updates.

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