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No injuries reported in Garden Drive house fire

Sarah Robinson

srobinson@ledger-enquirer.com

Columbus Fire and EMS officials said they have yet to identify the cause of the Garden Drive house fire they were called to early this morning around 3:35 a.m.

The incident, which happened in the 2600 block, caused a significant amount of damage to the 11,000-square-foot structure but injured no one. The resident wasn't in the one-story wood-framed home when it caught fire.

"The fire origin was in a crawl space area," the department said on its Facebook page. "The cause of the fire is undetermined.

Officials said there was no sign of a working smoking detector being in the home.

"Please, check your smoke detectors!!" officials posted.

— Sarah is a crime & safety reporter at The Ledger-Enquirer. You can contact her on Twitter at @SarahR_92.

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