The Columbia Fire Department along with volunteer units battled a blaze at a toy factory at the north end of town this afternoon.
Just after 3 this afternoon, fire personnel were dispatched to the 1200 block of Martin Luther King Blvd. to find a the rear section of a warehouse engulfed with flames reaching 30 feet high.
The warehouse across from Piggly Wiggly is used by a local businessman to make toys. The rear of a church next to the warehouse also sustained damage.
Columbia fire and police are investigating the fire. No word yet as to what caused the blaze.