UPDATE: Late night electrical fire rekindles the next morning on 12th Ave. in Columbus

Columbus Fire Department investigating cause of early morning house fire

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Fire officials in Columbus have determined an early morning house fire was caused after an electrical fire from the night before rekindled.

Columbus Fire & EMS responded to a house fire in the 2900 block on 12th Ave. at approximately 9:20 p.m. There they found an electrical fire in the attic, according to Chief Ricky Shores.

The fire was put out and then rekindled the next morning around 6:00 a.m.

The reignited fire caused extensive damage in the attic.

Two people were inside the home at the time of the fire, but no injuries were sustained.

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