Crews contain large fire at unoccupied houses in Columbia

Officials still investigating fires in Columbia
Updated: Aug. 11, 2018 at 11:42 PM EDT
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Crews responded to a fire on Gervais Street on Saturday night. (WIS)
Crews responded to a fire on Gervais Street on Saturday night. (WIS)

(WIS) - The Columbia Fire Department has contained a fire on Gervais Street near Harden Street.

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Columbia Fire officials say that the two houses that caught fire appeared to be unoccupied.

There are no reported injuries at this time.

The roadway will remain closed to traffic at Gervais and Harden Streets until the scene is cleared.

Officials say that the fire appears to have started at one house and spread to another.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

WIS will update this story as more information becomes available.

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