Firefighter, 3 others injured in apartment fire SW of St. Louis
Posted on Saturday, January 2nd, 2021
SHREWSBURY, MO (ST. LOUIS COUNTY) – An apartment fire southwest of St. Louis injured a firefighter and three other people on New Year’s Day, according to KMOX.
The incident happened at the Geneva Apartments in Shrewsbury, on 700 Nottingham Avenue, at about 12:30 p.m., when an apartment unit on the second floor caught fire.
One person sustained severe, life-threatening wounds as a result of the blaze.
A St. Louis firefighter was seriously hurt in the fire, but is expected to survive.
It is unclear what the extent of the other two victims’ injuries is.
The identities of the victims and the possible cause of the fire have not yet been revealed.
Firefighters say that 32 units were in use when the blaze happened.
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