Mother of three charged after children injured in fire

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A young mother of three is facing charges after her three children were injured in a fire at a southwest Columbus apartment complex Friday afternoon.

CREDIT: Columbus Police

According to court records, Terry Greene, 23, is charged with three counts of child endangerment after she allegedly left her three children — ages 1, 2 and 4 — home alone.

The fire broke out around 2:20pm Friday on the 800 block of Greenfield Drive. The three children were transported to Nationwide Children’s Hospital with smoke inhalation injuries.

Greene appeared for her arraignment Saturday morning in Franklin County Municipal Court where her bond was set at $2,608. Greene pleaded not guilty to the charges. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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