City of Columbia Fire Department Columbia Fire Department

201 Orr Street
Columbia, MO 65201

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 10, 2019

CONTACT: Assistant Fire Chief Brad Fraizer
Office - 573-874-7557
Monday through Friday 8am - 5pm

Structure Fire on Burrwood Drive

(COLUMBIA, MO) - The Columbia Fire Department was dispatched to a residential structure fire at 2712 Burrwood Drive on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 1:52pm.

The first units arrived less than five minutes later and observed heavy smoke and fire coming from a window on the front of the residence.  Crews deployed a pre-connected hose line and performed an aggressive fire attack.  The fire was brought under control in approximately fifteen minutes.

An Assistant Fire Marshal was dispatched to perform a fire origin and cause investigation.  The fire originated in a closet in a bedroom.  The cause is undetermined but we cannot rule out batteries from an electric scooter.  Damage is estimated at $80,000.  A housekeeper was home at the time of the event but exited safely.  Unfortunately, a dog was found deceased.

Seven units from the Columbia Fire Department responded to this call. 


City of Columbia Vision
Columbia is the best place for everyone to live, work, learn and play.

City of Columbia Mission
To serve the public through democratic, transparent and efficient government.

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