ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A police officer on patrol spotted a fire in a vacant home overnight Monday. Flames shots through the roof of the building around 2:30 a.m. as the officer drove by the vacant, four-family house on Ashland Avenue and Prairie.
The fire scorched the window sills of a neighboring home, but firefighters safely got everyone out and prevented the fire from doing more serious damage.
The cause of the fire is not known.
STL Fire Dept still on scene of building fire , 3800 blk of Ashland. Heavy fire on second floor, four family . pic.twitter.com/8ds3qnymsI
— FOX 2 Rogue Runner (@RogueRunnerSTL) October 7, 2014