Wichita police say a woman was sexually assaulted, hit on the head, and set on fire Monday night in Fairmount Park.
St. Louis Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson says its another case where smoke detectors may have saved a life.
St. Louis firefighters say the apartment had no working smoke detectors.
The St. Louis Fire Department rescued two people trapped in a burning home Thursday afternoon. Firefighters arrived around 3:45 p.m. to the 3100 block of Evans to find lots of smoke and two people at an upstairs window.
Seven people are now homeless after a challenging late-morning, two-alarm fire in south St. Louis’ Shaw Neighborhood.
Residents have rebuilt a memorial just hours after it burned down at the site where a Missouri police officer fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.
The sunny day turned into a fiery afternoon at Maryville University when one car fire spread to eight other vehicles.
The report, which ranks the 10 largest Midwest metros, outlines the area’s residential fire risk, preparedness and response time to fires.
A police officer who tried to save her was hospitalized.
Firefighters kept the flames from spreading, and no one was hurt.