ST. CHARLES, MO (KTVI) - Officials say a candle left burning in an apartment building is to blame for a fire Sunday morning in St. Charles. The fire occurred around 9:00 am at an apartment in the 10 block of Bee Jay Street.
Officials said a woman and her son were outside playing and left a candle burning on the night stand in the bedroom. When they returned, the bedroom was on fire.
Two adults and a child lived in the apartment.
Fire officials say the apartment was a total loss.