Fire breaks out at home on 8th Street

COLUMBUS, Ga. — Columbus fire was on scene of a house fire on 8th Street earlier Thursday afternoon.

The fire broke out a home in the 2000 block of 8th Street near the intersections of Brown Avenue.

Battalion Chief Donnie Jones says a 5 or 6-year-old was playing with matches that caused a bed to catch fire causing minor damage to a bedroom and smoke damage throughout the house.

Jones says the family was at home at the time of the fire and everyone made it out safely.


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