COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A family in Columbus lost their home to a fire Monday evening.
A house caught fire on Fairmount Road near Courtland Avenue. The fire started around 6 p.m. Family members said someone was in the shower and noticed smoke when the fire started and was able to get everyone out of the home safely.
One person suffered a minor heat burn.
The Columbus fire marshal said the fire started in the kitchen and there was no evidence of a working smoke detector in the home.