Two west Columbus homes burn in second-alarm fire

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Dozens of first responders have knocked down a fire on the city’s west side that spread to two homes early Sunday morning.

Columbus firefighters responded to reports of a fire at a home on Guilford Avenue at about 5:50am Sunday. The fire spread to a neighboring home, causing a second alarm to be called out.

There were initial reports of a person trapped inside, but officials said they made it outside safely.

Two firefighters suffered minor injuries during the fire: one rolled an ankle while debris fell on the head of another. Neither injury required them to be sent to the hospital.

Red Cross has been called to assist the families involved as investigators continue to search for more info on what started the fire.

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