COLUMBIA — As they approached the burning house at 200 Oak St., Columbia police officers could hear the sound of a man crying for help. Heavy smoke and flames escaped through the front door, trapping the resident inside.
Four Columbia police officers receive Meritorious Service Ribbon
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