Housefire in East St. Louis sends 1 to hospital

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL – One person was taken to a St. Louis-area hospital yesterday following a house fire on the east side of the river, Fox 2 Now reports.

The fire broke out on Piggott Avenue near South 15th Street at about 10:45 p.m. on June 7.

Emergency responders pulled one person from the blaze, and then took them by ambulance to a nearby park where a medical helicopter could land.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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