UPDATE 8/4/2022 9:42 p.m.: According to Columbus Fire & EMS Division Chief John Shull, two were displaced and there are no reported injuries.

Columbus Fire & EMS says that the fire was approached in an exterior attack that made use of three engines, one ladder, one squad, one ambulance and a battalion chief with the department.

They responded to 119 Whippoorwill Lane at around 8:10 p.m.

The area was blocked off as of 8:30 p.m. WRBL’s on-scene reporter witnessed black smoke filling the air of neighboring houses and streets.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — Columbus agencies are tending to a housefire on Whippoorwill Lane off of St. Marys Road.

WRBL received notice of the fire at around 8:15 p.m.

Columbus Fire & EMS were still on the scene, tending to the fire as of 8:40 p.m.

Smoke visible from 13th Avenue in Columbus, Ga.

Stay with WRBL News 3 as we keep an eye on this developing story.