Garage fire damages duplex in Columbia

Sunday, August 7, 2011 | 3:40 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — No one was injured in a duplex fire in north-central Columbia on Saturday night, but a garage was damaged, according a Columbia Fire Department news release.

At about 8:45 p.m., Fire Department officials responded to the report of a fire in the garage of a duplex at 1510 Native Dancer Court, the release stated.

Firefighters were able to put the fire out in about 15 minutes after containing it to the garage, according to the release.

The occupants, who were in the apartment at the time of the fire, escaped without injury, the release stated.

The cause of the fire remained undetermined Sunday afternoon.

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