#UPDATE | April 7, 2021 (WJBF) – According to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, a wooden fence behind the homes was engulfed in flames.
The fire was too large to contain and caused several propane tanks to explode, catching the homes on fire.
After knocking on several doors to alert residents of the blaze, deputies broke down doors to ensure the townhomes were not occupied.
No word on how the fence caught on fire.
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – A number of townhomes went up in flames Tuesday in Columbia County.
The incident happened on Aberdeen Circle in Canterbury Farms.
Director of Grovetown Public Safety, Chief Scott Wheatley, says Columbia County has requested mutual aid and that Grovetown Public Safety has sent one pump truck to help fight the fire.
We’re told a nearby fence fire spread to one of the buildings.
Officials say that no one was hurt.
Count on NewsChannel 6 for more details as they become available.