component-social-facebook_share_api-v2-01
      46
      Monday
      51 / 33
      Tuesday
      44 / 30
      Wednesday
      39 / 22

      Citizen alerts firefighters to house fire

      A citizen stopped by a fire station early Wednesday morning to alert firefighters of a home fire on Congaree Road.

      COLUMBIA (WACH) - A citizen stopped by a fire station early Wednesday morning to alert firefighters of a home fire on Congaree Road.

      Assistant Chief Jamie Helms said the citizens stopped at the Congaree Road Fire station at 6 a.m.

      Helms said upon arrival fire crews found a mobile home on fire.

      Firefighter gained control of the fire around 7 a.m.

      Helms said no one was home at the time of the fire.

      26 firefighters were called to fight the fire.

      One firefighter suffered a minor injured and was treated on scene.

      Damages are estimated at $40,000, the cause of the fire is under investigation.

      FOLLOW US ON TWITTER