On 5/2/19 at approximately 3:15 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 500 block of Locust Street for a report of a dwelling fire. Upon arrival the Officer observed large amounts of black smoke coming from the residence. The officer confirmed that everyone was out of the building and remained on the scene to assure scene safety/crowd control. The fire department arrived on the scene and put the fire out. Victims of the fire were assisted by Columbia Borough Code Enforcement and the Red Cross.