Contact: Contact: Assistant Fire Chief Terry Cassil
573-441-6608 - Columbia Fire Department Media Line
For Immediate Release:
Home Fire Sends One to Hospital
On Saturday January 25, 2014 at 6:15 pm the Columbia Fire Department and the Boone County Fire Protection District were dispatched to a residential sturcture fire at 4001 Ponderosa Street.
Fire crews arrived on the scene at 6:19 p.m. to find smoke and flames showing from a mobile home. A total of 8 apparatus from the Columbia Fire Department and the Boone County Fire Protection District responeded to the incident. The fire was under control within 5 minutes. The structure was occupied by two adults and one minor. One of the adult occupants received minor injuries and refused treatment. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Columbia Fire Department reminds citizens not to fight a fire. Get out, stay out and call 911.