Columbia fire crews were still investigating what caused a fire in a home near Hickman High School on Sunday night.
Residents evacuated the house on Fourth Street around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
According to a news release, a male resident heard his smoke alarm going off and saw smoke from the basement. He was stopped from opening to basement door by strong heat and smoke.
No one was hurt, but there is heavy smoke damage to much of the inside of the home. Damage estimates were not available Sunday night.
Fourth Street was closed for a couple of hour during the investigation.