ST. LOUIS – A family escaped a fire in their home early Wednesday morning. The fire started at about 1:30 a.m. in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood in the 4700 block of Minnesota Avenue near Itaska Street. Neighbors said they heard small explosions before the fire started.
Investigators say that the fire appears to be accidental. The family living in the home was able to get out and was not injured.
FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner reporter Jason Maxwell was at the scene.