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Smoking materials to blame for Columbia fire

Published On: Jul 07 2013 11:32:47 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 08 2013 07:35:10 PM CDT

Fire investigators said Sunday smoking materials were to blame for a minor house fire in Columbia.

Crews responded to calls of smoke coming from the back of 3717 Wayside Drive around 1:50 p.m. Sunday.

According to a fire crews at the scene, the fire was under control in about five minutes. Investigators said the home sustained about $10,000 in damage.

An electric meter was damaged in the fire and Columbia Water & Light responded to evaluate it.


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