Three firefighters spray water at building

April 30, 2013 | 6:23 p.m. CDT
Firefighters Sarah Albers, left, Daniel Leatherman, Sarah Albers and Lieutenant Stephen Dunkin from Boone County Fire Protection District try to extinguish a fire at a residential home and construction company office Tuesday afternoon on N route E in Columbia. One third of the structure, belonging to Ron Pearson, was gutted in the fire.

RELATED STORIES: Damage from garage fire near Route E estimated at $100,000