Published: July 22, 2021


MEMBERS OF THE COLUMBIA FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO A VEHICLE FIRE WEDNESDAY IN A PARKING LOT OFF OF NICHOLAS LONG DRIVE. EMERGENCY PERSONNEL WERE DISPATCHED AROUND 1:20 PM AFTER THE OWNER OF THE VEHICLE PULLED OVER WHEN SMOKE STARTED TO FILL THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT UNDER THE DASH. MOMENTS LATER THE VEHICLE BURST INTO FLAMES. CREWS WORKED TO QUICKLY EXTINGUISH THE BLAZE. NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED.