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Fire, explosions destroy Columbus storage shed

Aug 26, 2023Aug 26, 2023

A Friday morning fire completely destroyed a storage shed in the Shadow Creek Farms neighborhood of Columbus.

According to Columbus Fire Department, firefighters were called to the blaze at about 10:30 Friday morning in the 3200 block of Parkview Drive. Witnesses told emergency dispatchers that there had been several explosions inside the storage shed. When firefighters arrived, the storage building had already burned away and items that had been inside were still on fire. Firefighters also heard several spray cans explosing in the wreckage.

Firefighters put out the fire with water from a hose. The property owners said that no one had been in the building for more than 24 hours and they had no idea of what might have started the fire.

Although firefighters searched the debris for a cause, but couldn't find one because of the extensive damage.

The damages were estimated at $4,000.

Photo courtesy of Columbus Fire Department.