Small House Fire in Columbia

A candle is believed to be the causes of a small house fire near Nifong Park in Columbia last (Wednesday) night. Fire crews report it started around 7 at a residence in the 4000 block of Ponderosa Street. Apparently a candle caught a mattress on fire causing damage to the carpet. No injuries are being […]

Natural Cover Fire in Centralia

A malfunctioning thermostat of an outdoor wood stove is believed to be the cause of a fire in Centralia yesterday (Wednesday). Little Dixie Fire Protection District reports they responded to the 12000 block of Audrain Road 971, just after 12:40 yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon. Upon arrival fire fighters report finding a large amount of split fire […]

Mexico Grass Fire

No one was injured in A Mexico grass fire yesterday. [Sunday] Mexico Public Safety reports fire crews responded to the 800 block of Craig Street when a resident who was burning yard waste lost control of the blaze when a large patch of pine needles ignited, and spread beyond the residents control. The fire was […]

Mexico Fire

No one was injured in a house fire on Emmons Street in Mexico last night. [Sunday] Upon arrival, fire personnel found flames coming from an attic vent and beginning to burn through the wall in the front of the house. The fire was contained with the front wall suffering significant damage. The residents of the […]

Fire on Mexico Gravel

One hundred twenty thousand dollars in damage is being estimated to an apartment complex at 2811 Mexico Gravel Road this (Thursday) morning. According to the Columbia Fire Department the cause was a result of attended cooking and originated in the kitchen around 12:18 am. There were a total of 22 occupants in the building. One […]