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Fire crews battled a house fire in Columbus Tuesday night.

Posted: Dec. 5, 2018 2:42 AM
Updated: Dec. 5, 2018 10:41 AM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Fire crews battled a house fire in Columbus Tuesday night.

It happened just before 10 p.m. on 16th Street North, according to emergency responders. Two adults and two children made it out safely.

The homeowner told WTVA she believes a plug-in heater caused the fire to start in a back room of the house. She says the children's belongings were damaged in the fire.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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