Posted: Mar 10, 2013 8:00 PM by Jason Laird - MTN News
COLUMBUS - According to neighbors, a controlled burn got out of hand Sunday afternoon near Columbus. The fire started out as a controlled burn around 1:00 p.m., but was reported to have grown out of hand by 3:00 p.m. on Sunday.
The fire, which burned an area five miles in on Countryman Road was reportedly extinguished around 4:45pm.
The fire did threaten one structure but did not cause damage and appeared to get out of hand due to the windy conditions.