Fire outside north Columbia home sends woman to hospital

Monday, December 2, 2013 | 7:24 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — The Columbia Fire Department responded to a residential fire in north Columbia on Monday evening.

The fire, outside a home at 2904 Range Line St., was extinguished before crews arrived, according to a news release from the department.

A woman was burned while putting out the fire. She was transported to University Hospital, according to the release.

Upon arrival, fire crews observed a trailer with no visible fire or smoke. After inspecting the area, crews confirmed the fire was extinguished.

The fire caused an estimated $2,500 in property damage, according to the release. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

Supervising editor is Richard Webner.

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