A woman and four children escaped unharmed from a house fire this morning in Columbia.
A little after 8:30, fire crews responded to a home in the 2700 block of Squire Circle, near White Gate Drive.
Crews found the fire in the basement utility room and had it out in 10 minutes.
Fire investigators say they do not know what caused the fire.
The damage is estimated at 15 thousand dollars.
The occupants did not have renter's insurance.
The family's pets were not injured in the fire.