Columbia Fire responds to apartment building blaze that leaves 8 families displaced
The Columbia Fire Department responded to an apartment fire off of Broad River Road, in Columbia. The two-alarm fire Sunday morning was at Briargate Apartments on Old Manor Road. The fire spread to approximately 12 apartments in building 14.
Sunday, after 1:30 p.m., crews remained on scene of the blaze to fight hot spots and assist the Richland County fire marshal with the investigation.
No injuries were reported. The American Red Cross was assisting approximately eight families with lodging and other disaster assistance.