Arson fire damages motel near Columbia airport

June 18, 2013 

Springdale police are investigating an apparent arson that damaged a hotel near Columbia Metropolitan Airport.

The fourth-floor fire at the Cambridge Plaza hotel caused an estimated $1 million in damage, police Chief Kevin Cornett said.

It was reported at 10:45 a.m. Friday and was extinguished by Lexington County and Cayce firefighters.

-- Tim Flach

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