East St. Louisan, 16, Dies In House Fire

A Saturday morning house fire in East St. Louis has taken the life of a 16-year-old resident.

Family members say they tried to rescue the boy — Alexander Johnson — but could not reach him.

He lived in the basement of the family home in the 6-hundred block of North 79th Street.

East St. Louis fire officials say the cause of the fire is not yet known.

– Bob Hamilton, KMOX News

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS St. Louis

Live Inspired
Photography In A Flash

Listen Live