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Fire damages Columbus home


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Columbus firefighters were called to a basement fire in the 1900 block of Home Avenue at 10:04 p.m. The homeowner and a dog escaped unharmed.
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Columbus firefighters were called to a basement fire in the 1900 block of Home Avenue at 10:04 p.m. The homeowner and a dog escaped unharmed. Submitted photo


COLUMBUS, Ind. — Columbus firefighters responded to a house fire at 10:04 p.m. Monday in the 1900 block of Home Avenue. 

Heavy smoke was coming from doors and windows.Firefighters said the homeowner and his dog had left the home after calling for help.

Firefighters searched the residence as crews working outside removed windows so that heat and dangerous gases were vented from the home. A positive pressure fan in the rear door of the home to remove toxic smoke.   

Firefighters searching the home found the fire in the basement and extinguished it. Damages are estimated at $15,000.  The fire remains under investigation.

For more on this story, see Wednesday's Republic.

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