Mobile home fire near Garners Ferry Road causes $40K in damage
06/11/2014 10:40 AM
06/11/2014 10:42 AM
Columbia Fire crews responded to a fire at a mobile home early Wednesday morning.
A citizen stopped by the Fire Department around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning to report a fire at 1125 Congaree Road, which is off Garners Ferry Road, according to Assistant Chief James Helms.
Fire crews found a mobile home that was about 50 percent involved, Helms said.
The fire was under control around 7 a.m., according to Helms.
“No one was home at the time of the fire,” Helms said. “One firefighter, who reported a minor injury, was treated at the scene.”
About 26 firefighters were on the scene, Helms said.
Helms said damage estimates are around $40,000.
The fire is under investigation by Richland County Emergency Services Department.
Oops, you haven't selected any newsletters. Please check the box next to one or more of our email newsletters and submit again.
Oops, you didn't provide a valid email address. Please double-check the email field and submit again.
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.