Fire on 3rd Ave. in Columbus suspicious in nature, fire officials say

Fire crews battle house fire on 3rd. Ave in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Fire crews battled a house fire in a Columbus neighborhood Wednesday night.

The fire happened at a house on 3rd Avenue. Authorities describe the fire as a heavily involved fire and potential arson.

Officials with Columbus Fire and EMS say the cause of the fire is suspicious in nature. They also say the house was vacant.

Nearly 20 firefighters responded to the scene. No injuries were reported.

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