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3 houses under construction catch fire in northeast Columbus

The fire started before 4:30 a.m. in the 6400 block of Blackwood Drive.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Firefighters have contained flames that broke out at three houses in a northeast Columbus neighborhood Friday morning.

It happened just before 4:30 a.m. in the 6400 block of Blackwood Drive near Central College Road. 

A neighbor called to report the fire after seeing flames from their home, according to the Columbus Division of Fire.

Battalion Chief Steve Martin said firefighters were having issues with a broken water hydrant. Firefighters were able to contain the flames just before 5:30 a.m.

There were no reported injuries.

Investigators are working to determine what caused the fire.