Child, 3, alerts mom to fire next door

By Web Staff – email

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM)   –  Investigators are trying to determine the cause of an early morning fire in Columbus.

The fire started Monday morning around 6:00 at a home on Camille Drive.

A neighbor told News Leader 9, her young son alerted her to the flames – then got dressed in his own fireman's uniform.

Pelham Diffey, 3, was not hurt, nor was anyone else.

Investigators say no one was at home at the time of the fire.

No other details about the fire are known at this time.

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