House Fire Briefly Closes Parsons Avenue
Updated: Sunday, February 3 2013, 07:50 AM EST
COLUMBUS -- The Columbus Division of Fire is investigating an early morning fire that sent two residents and their dog into the cold.
Firefighters from Station 14 located at 1514 Parsons Avenue were withing walking distance to a house fire that broke out around 6:15 am on February 3, 2013. Those firefighters were on scene within seconds of the fire being called in.
The two people living at the home were asleep in an upstairs bedroom when they were alerted to the fire. They grabbed their dog and escaped without injury.
The man stated he didn't see much smoke downstairs, but when he looked back upstairs, it was quickly filling with smoke.
Once outside, they could see the fire spreading quickly. The fast response from Columbus Firefighters slowed the flames significantly.
Parsons Ave. was closed between Southwood Avenue and E Markison Avenue for almost an hour while firefighters worked to contain the flames.
It is unknown what caused the fire, and an investigator was called to help determine the origin.
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