Vacant house fire threatens nearby homes

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Fire threatened two home early Thursday morning on Vernon Avenue at North Kingshighway.

Firefighters say the fire at a vacant house was so out of control that flames shot through the roof and spread to two occupied homes nearby.

Everyone got out safely.  The vacant home collapsed in the fire.  Extra crews were called in to bring it under control.