COLUMBIA (WACH) â?? Columbia Fire Department responded to an early morning apartment fire at Cypress Run Apartments building on Broad River Road at 3:15am.
The scene was under control and there were no injuries reported. Damages are estimated at $55,000 with majority of the fire damaged contained to the third and second floors.
Several apartments also received water damage.
The cause was a combination of contents of a grill not being extinguished and left unattended burning through a third floor deck onto the second floor deck.
There are a total of twelve displaced, 9 adults and three children. Cypress run management, along with American Red Cross are assisting them.