ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – A house fire in unincorporated St. Louis County on Monday afternoon has resulted in the arrest of one man and the hospitalization of another.
St. Louis County Police Department responded to a call about a house fire in the 2200 block of Aventine Drive at around 2 p.m.
When the police arrived, they found a man in the front yard suffering from injuries. The man was taken to a hospital nearby to get care for his injuries, none of which are life-threatening.
St. Louis County Police said that the fire and assault were the result of a family dispute. A man has been taken into police custody in connection with this incident.
The St. Louis County Police Department and Fenton Fire Department were on the scene most of the afternoon. Neighbors reported the fire, and firefighters extinguished the blaze before it worsened.
The investigation is ongoing.