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Mar 10, 2013 8:26 PM by Jason Laird - MTN News

Crews battle fire near Columbus

COLUMBUS - A controlled burn apparently got out of hand near Columbus, according to neighbors.

The fire started out as a controlled burn around 1 p.m., but was reported to have grown out of hand by 3 p.m. on Sunday.

The blaze, which burned an area five miles in on Countryman Road, was reportedly extinguished around 4:45 p.m.

The fire did threaten one structure but did not cause damage and appeared to get out of hand due to the windy conditions.

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