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The remains of a house are strewn on the street as St. Louis firefighters sift through what is left looking for survivors after an explosion and fire in St. Louis on July 17, 2015. Firefighters pulled two alive from the wreckage while serveral other homes on the street were badly damaged by the powerful blast. Investigators are looking into the possibility that natural gas was involved. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Victim of Baden House Explosion Dies

18-year-old Jordan Boyce was blown into the street by the blast.

07/24/2015

(KMOX/Brett Blume)

Local Firefighters Honored For Heroic Acts

Firehouse Magazine honors eight St. Louis city firefighters.

07/21/2015

Monica Manzella and Gregg Favre
Courtesy: chds.us

St. Louis Fire Captain Co-Authors Drone Policy Proposals

Gregg Favre and a New Orleans City Attorney hope their recommendations will be used as model for future policies.

07/20/2015

Ferguson Brewhouse (Courtesy: Google Maps)

Ferguson Brewhouse Brewing Beer Again

First batch since June fire.

07/17/2015

Photo: Thinkstock

Sikeston Police Report Fire at Missouri Oil Distributor

Emergency crews have been working to extinguish a large fire at an oil distributor facility in southeast Missouri.

07/13/2015

File photo of firefighters putting out a fire. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Studies Find Firefighters Up to Twice as Likely to Develop Certain Cancers

“Toxins are getting through our gear, and ultimately to our skin, and being absorbed in a fashion that we had never understood before,” he says.

07/10/2015

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Burned Body Found in Waterloo That of Playground Arson Suspect

Name being withheld until all relatives are notified.

07/09/2015

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Police Probe Suburban St. Louis House Fire That Kills Man

Authorities in suburban St. Louis’ University City are probing as suspicious the cause of a weekend house fire that killed a man despite efforts by at least one neighbor to save him.

07/06/2015

Photo of Bridgeton Landfill Aug. 19, 2013 showing black liner material to be covered. (Photo: dnr.mo.gov/bridgeton/)

Health Dept. to Study Residents Near Bridgeton Landfill

Dr. Khan says he can’t tell yet if the landfill is the cause of ill residents around the area.

07/02/2015

Two women rescued from burning Cahokia home. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)

Men Rescue Two Women From Burning Home

Women pulled through bedroom window while flames filled living room.

07/01/2015

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