Teenager saves himself and pets during house fire

Teenager saves himself and pets during house fire
House fire in Forest Creek neighborhood (Source: Lex Juarez)

MARTINEZ, GA (WFXG) - A teenager and his family pets are safe after a house fire in the Forest Creek neighborhood on Wednesday, July 10.

Columbia County Fire got the call around 1 p.m. They say the fire started on the back porch of home on Forest Creek Way, and spread into the kitchen. The fire was contained by 1:30 p.m. but the house has significant smoke damage.

A teenage boy was in the home when the fire broke out. He was able to get himself, as well as family pets to safety. There are no injuries reported.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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