Fire partially burns house on Eastwood Circle

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 | 2:41 p.m. CST; updated 9:15 p.m. CST, Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Columbia firefighters cut ventilation holes into the roof of a home on Eastwood Circle early Wednesday afternoon. The home, owned by Springfield resident Joseph Calvert, had been empty for a month.

COLUMBIA – A fire partially burned an unoccupied house owned by Joseph Calvert on Wednesday at 1103 S. Eastwood Circle.

Capt. Eric Hartman of the Columbia Fire Department said there were no injuries.


Related Media

A 911 call was received from a neighbor at 12:27 p.m., and the first firetruck on the scene discovered flames. It took 20 to 25 minutes to extinguish the fire.

The owner's sister-in-law, Deanne Calvert, said the home had been unoccupied for about a month, and there were no people or possessions in the house at the time of the fire.

As of the time of this reporting, there is no indication that this fire is connected to the house fire that occurred early Wednesday morning on Dickinson Court.

Like what you see here? Become a member.

Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.