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Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Fire investigators say unattended cooking sparked a fire at a Columbia apartment complex early Friday morning.

The Columbia Fire Department responded to a call at approximately 2:45 a.m. at the Wellington Farms Apartments on Greenlawn Drive.

Twelve apartments were damaged or destroyed and The American Red Cross says they are assisting twelve residents who have been displaced. Fire officials say one person suffered minor injuries.

Damages are estimated at $350,000.

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