Man rescued from house fire ignited by neighboring day care center

3:35 AM, Sep 17, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - Firefighters rescued a man from a burning home early Monday, a fire caused by a spreading fire neaxt door at a daycare center in the Hamilton Heights neighborhood in north St. Louis.

Investigators have not pinpointed a cause for the fire, but say they believe the fire started on the second floor of a building identified as Radian Faith Day Care in the 5400 block of Ridge.

The flames quickly spread to the neighboring home and while efforts to douse the initial fire were underway, firefighters got the man inside the home out safely.

Damage to the daycare facility is extensive, the home that caught fire was less severe.  There was not immediate indication the rescued man was hurt, and no other injuries were reported.


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