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Apartment Building Fire in Midtown

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Photo/KMOX Michael Calhoun

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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - A five alarm fire consumed an apartment building at 3949 Lindell in Midtown.

The blaze started on the fourth floor and firefighters have been told to evacuate the building.

Smoke could be seen for miles.  No reports of injury at this time but it was a building that allowed pets and KMOX’s Michael Calhoun on the scene reports there could have been a number of pets in the building .

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Smoke could be seen for miles.  No reports of injury at this time but it was a building that allowed pets and KMOX’s Michael Calhoun on the scene reports there could have been a number of pets in the building .

The Humane Society of Missouri wants residents of the apartment building to know that they can take their pets to Vandeventer and Lindell or the the Mackland Av. Headquarters and they will be taken care of.

Fire officials also fear large sections of the building may still collapse.

The Red Cross Disaster Action Team has arrived on the scene.

It’s the same apartment building where an arson fire broke out during construction in 2006.

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