ST. LOUIS (KMOX)-A man has been killed in a fire in a home in St. Louis’ St. Louis Hills neighborhood.
Firefighters were called to the home in the 5900 block of Hilgard Place at about 1:30 pm.
Captain Dan Sutter tells KMOX firefighters could see the smoke before they got to the scene and the back of the house was engulfed in flames when they got there.
The victim was found in the rear part of the house.
The man’s name is not being released. The cause of his death, and the fire, are under investigation.