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Fire Department responds to 2 homes over weekend

By Donald Hare

The Columbia Fire Department responded to report of a possible house on fire Sunday afternoon at 208 Miller Avenue. Upon arrival, there was light smoke coming from one side of the house. The fire was extinguished and contained to the kitchen area of the home. There were no injuries reported.

The property owner is Danny Downey, and the house is occupied by Barry Taylor. There were 11 firefighters on scene for approximately 45 minutes. The Columbia Police Deptartment along with the Adair County Sheriff's Office assisted on scene.

The Adair County Fire Department responded to 125 Cape Road on Saturday afternoon at 1:28pmCT, to a residential mobile home fire. Upon arrival, the home was completely engulfed in flames and was a total loss.

There were 12 firemen on the scene for about 1 hour.

This story was posted on 2021-12-13 11:39:44
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