Flames seen shooting from window caused by resident cutting up box spring, officials say

Flames seen shooting from window caused by resident cutting up box spring, officials say
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A fire broke out Thursday morning inside a Columbus home as a resident was cutting up a box spring, officials said.

Emergency crews were sent around 8:20 a.m. to a house fire at 222 S. Spring St. for reports of flames shooting from a second-story window, according to a release.

The fire was extinguished within a matter of minutes, officials said.

The homeowner told crews he had been cutting up a box spring to remove it from the house when the fire started, according to the release. No one was injured.

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