Contact: Battalion Chief Brad Fraizer, Fire Marshal
Monday through Friday 8am - 5pm
The Columbia Fire Department was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 3717 Wayside Drive on Sunday, July 7 at 1:49pm. Columbia Fire Department personnel arrived on the scene four minutes later and found smoke coming from the back of the home.
Fire personnel conducted a rapid scene assessment, deployed a pre-connected hose line and advanced it to the rear of the structure. An aggressive fire attack was performed and the incident was brought under control in under five minutes.
The incident commander requested that Ameren UE respond to inspect a gas meter that was damaged in the fire.
Assistant Fire Marshal Lieutenant Tim Bach is investigating the fire and has not yet determined the cause. It remains under investigation.
Eight units from the Columbia Fire Department responded to this event.