No injuries reported in Garden Drive house fire

Sarah Robinson


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.