A state police fire marshall was called to the scene of fire tonightr around 6:30 p.m. on South Fifth Street, just off Union. In addition to all three Columbia fire companies, others on the scene were from Wrightsville, West Hempfield and Mountville.
Around 7 o'clock, while emergency crews were fighting a fire in the area of Fifth and Union streets, they received a second call for an accident at 12th Street and Route 462. The gray vehicle was traveling west on 462, cross the road, struck the firworks' stand and came to rest in the parking lot of Scott's Automotive. There were inor injuries. The Blue Rock and Wrightsville fire departments handled the call, along with QRS 8 and SVEMS.