ST. LOUIS - Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a house fire that killed a woman in south St. Louis. The woman was found dead Friday inside the home in the 3700 block of Robert Avenue near Carondelet Park. Her name has not been released. Firefighters contained the flames and found the woman inside. She died at the scene.
A neighbor who lives the street, Deborah Evans, took a cellphone video of the fire and called 911 and told the dispatcher she believed a woman was trapped inside. Heavy fire was showing from the front when firefighters arrived.