UPDATE: Fire crews put out Martinez structure fire

Fire crews working flames on Indian Creek Road (WRDW-TV)
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Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

MARTINEZ, Ga. (WRDW) -- One person escaped a house fire in Martinez this afternoon, the Columbia County Fire Department confirms.

The fire broke out on Indian Creek Road at 3 p.m. Children were home at the time, but were able to get out safely, Columbia County Emergency Director Pam Tucker said.

Investigators say the fire started in the kitchen, then spread to the rest of the house.