ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two people are being treated for injuries after entering a neighbor’s burning home to rescue a child in south St. Louis.
The St. Louis Fire Department says a blaze broke out Thursday afternoon at a home in the 1400 block of Graham. The department says two neighbors rescued a child and were injured when they escaped the blaze through a broken window. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The child’s age and gender were not immediately released, and authorities say the child was being evaluated for injuries.
The one-story brick home had smoke pouring out of it by the time firefighters arrived. It’s not yet known if anyone else was in the home at the time of the fire. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.