Lawn fire spreads, burns house next door
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A grass fire on a north St. Louis front lawn spread Tuesday afternoon causing damage to an adjacent home. Someone was burning weeds at a home in the 5200 block of Wells when the St. Louis Fire Department says the flames spread to the the lawn and the first floor of the house next door.
A woman on the second floor was able to get out of the home safely. She called 9-1-1 and firefighters were able to put out the flames.
Two cats were rescued. Three or four cats were not so lucky and did not make it out.