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Firefighters save man from house fire in Washington Park St. Louis Headlines


WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A man was rescued from a burning house in Washington Park overnight.

Firefighters were called to the house on Warren Avenue near Route 111 around 1 a.m. Monday. Five people were living in the house when it caught fire. Four of the residents escaped unharmed, but firefighters had to rescue the fifth person.

Fire officials told News 4 that medics worked on the rescued man for about 30 minutes before he was taken to hospital. No further details of the rescued man’s injuries have been disclosed.

There were working smoke detectors in the house. The state fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

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