- Associated Press - Saturday, December 24, 2016

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A fire at a St. Louis house has left one person dead.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports (https://j.mp/2i5Wc1n) that the fire broke out Saturday afternoon.

St. Louis Fire Department officials said the fire started in the back of the three-story building and that the man’s oxygen tank and some ammunition exploded in the blaze. Officials said the cause of the blaze is under investigation, and they’re working to determine if the victim had been smoking at the time.

The victim’s name hasn’t been released.


Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, https://www.stltoday.com

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