Early morning fire guts Boone County mobile home

A fire gutted a mobile home in the 5300-block of St. Charles Road in Columbia.

Several fire crews responded to a trailer fire in Boone County early Thursday morning.

According to the Columbia Fire Department, the blaze occurred at a trailer home at 5301 St. Charles Road near the Lake off the Woods exit on I-70.

Firefighters were called to the trailer fire at 3:19 a.m. and were on the scene for about two-and-a-half hours.

There were approximately nine people in the home at the time of the fire. One infant was taken to a hospital for smoke inhilation, one adult was transported for cuts, and another adult was treated at the scene.

It is unclear if smoke detectors were in use, and no damage estimate is available.