Columbus home is destroyed in a midnight fire

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - An abandoned home on 17th Street is completely destroyed after an overnight blaze.

Patrol officers say a call about a dumpster fire came into dispatch just after midnight. Upon arrival, fire officials discovered the house on fire.

The blaze was quickly extinguished, but it was too late for the older house.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. There are no reported injuries.

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