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Incident at Columbus fire station causes $500k in damage

(Source: Jenyne Donaldson/WTVM) (Source: Jenyne Donaldson/WTVM)
(Source: Jenyne Donaldson/WTVM) (Source: Jenyne Donaldson/WTVM)
(Source: Jenyne Donaldson/WTVM) (Source: Jenyne Donaldson/WTVM)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Investigators with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are looking into a fire at a Columbus fire station on Wednesday night.

The fire happened at Columbus Fire and EMS Station 11, located at 4617 Warm Springs Rd. in Columbus around 11:03 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a press release from Fire Marshal Ricky Shores.

The fire caused significant structural damage to the building and to two vehicles housed at the station. The estimated costs for the damage is $400,000, and the estimated loss to the structure is $100,000.

No one was injured and the cause of the fire is unknown.

Fire Station 11 housed an engine company, a squad truck and an ambulance crew, totaling 10 people.

Stay tuned for more updates. 

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