St. Louis, MO-(KMOX)–A South County man is hospitalized after a fire in his home Sunday afternoon.
The fire broke out in the man’s apartment in the 2800 block of Lemay Ferry Rd. around 2:00 p.m.
Melville Fire Department Assistant chief Dan Lafata says a man suffered serious burns and was transported to Mercy Hospital. The victim’s name and age have not been released. Investigators believe the fire was started by smoking materials.