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Fire destroys 18 cars at South Columbus storage lot

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – An accidental fire destroys 18 cars at a storage lot Saturday afternoon.

According to the Columbus Fire Marshal, firefighters were dispatched to a storage lot with salvaged vehicles at the 1600 block of S Lumpkin Rd. around noon.

A mechanic was working on a car when sparks caught the grass on fire around the car. The fire quickly spread and a total of 18 cars were damaged.

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