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A volunteer firefighter in Columbia, South Dakota helped fight his own house fire Monday morning, but the fire could not be stopped before it destroyed the home's top floor according to

Steve Wander's home on the northwest side of Columbia at 303 N. James St. is unlivable, said Columbia Fire Chief Corey Mitchell.

Firefighters were able to save the first floor and some contents, but the second floor was destroyed, he said.

No one was home, and no one was injured.

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