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COLUMBIA, MO (July 7, 2014) -
At 2:03a.m. Monday, July 7, 2014, Columbia Fire units were dispatched to 2406 Whitegate Dr. Apt 3O,for a report of a Commercial Structure fire. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 2:09 a.m., to find smoke coming out the front of the structure.
The fire was out upon fire crews arrival, however there was significant smoke in the apartment of origin. The fire and smoke were contained to the apt of origin.
There was one occupant in the apartment at the time of the fire. The occupant was transported to the VA hospital.
Damage is estimated at $3,500. Assistant Fire Marshal Brian Davison stated the fire is still under investigation at this time.
3 Engines, 1 Ladder Truck and a rescue squad responded.