Fire damages home near Columbus; cause unknown

COLUMBUS, Wis. — Investigators are working to determine what caused a fire at a home near Columbus Tuesday morning.

In a news release, the Columbus Fire Department said its firefighters were called to the home in the W1500 block of Duborg Road shortly after 10:20 a.m. for a report of flames coming from an upstairs bedroom. The first firefighters who got to the scene sprayed water from outside the home until more crews arrived and could go inside.

Firefighters from portions of Dane and Columbia counties responded to a box alarm to help put out the flames. Crews were on the scene for nearly five hours.

No one was hurt in the fire, officials said.