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Kirkwood apartment fire injures two, displaces residents of four units

Kirkwood apartment fire injures two, displaces residents of four units

Posted on Sunday, May 17th, 2020

KIRKWOOD, MO – An apartment fire on Wooddell Court Sunday night led to the injuries of two people and displaced the residents of four apartment units, according to a press release by the Webster-Kirkwood Times.

The blaze was reported at the Wooddell Court Apartments to fire officials around 11:30 p.m. between Geyer Road and Andrews Avenue.

Whenever officials arrived at the scene of the fire, it was most heavily located in one corner of the four-unit complex. Firefighters searched for residents in that unit along with residents in the three neighboring units.

The fire was ultimately contained to a communal attic space and to the unit where it began.

An apartment resident and a Kirkwood officer suffered minor smoke inhalation injuries.

All four apartment units received smoke and water damage, and all residents have been displaced by the fire.

Authorities continue to investigate the cause of the blaze.

Disclaimer: This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw, LLC to inform our neighbors about burn injuries and news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a fire and someone else is at fault, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis burn injury attorneys.


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