Fire crews battle house fire on Fairmount Road in Columbus

Fire crews battle house fire on Fairmount Road in Columbus

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.

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Posted by WTVM News Leader 9 on Monday, September 24, 2018

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