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Camcorder Battery Causes Fire Aboard STL-Bound Airliner

A Fire Department spokesman says the fire was put out with hand-held fire extinguishers.


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10-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Engulfed In Flames Lighting Backyard Fire

Authorities say a 10-year-old Iowa boy died after he was badly burned while using gasoline to make a backyard fire with his older brother.


Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill, where underground fire has been smoldering since December 2010

Fire Official Warns of New Hot Spot Near Bridgeton Radiation

“This thing is not sitting still, waiting for the powers to be to make their decisions. It’s continue to do what it’s going to do.”


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1 Killed, 3 Hurt in South County Fire; Police Investigate

The fire broke out about 1:25 a.m. Tuesday in south St. Louis County. A teenage girl went to a neighbor’s house for help, and the neighbor called 911.


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St. Louis City Ambulance Catches Fire

An ambulance crew for the city of St Louis dropped a patient off at St Mary’s Hospital in Richmond Heights this (Sunday) morning. And when they returned to their ambulance–they found it on fire.


Photo of Bridgeton Landfill Aug. 19, 2013 showing black liner material to be covered. (Photo:

Environmentalists Cite Issues in Bridgeton Landfill Revised Contingency Plan

Ed Smith, Missouri Coalition for the Environment spokesman says the goal is to keep the fire in the trash landfill away from an adjacent landfill containing radioactive waste.


St. Louis Fire Department Engine House No. 22

UPDATE: Firefighters Investigate Deadly North St. Louis Fire

Victim identified as 54-year-old Keith Whitted. Foul play is not suspected.


House Fire

Alton Couple Pulls Neighbor From Burning Home

82 year old woman collapsed on porch after fire broke out.


St. Louis Fire Department Engine House No. 22

St. Louis Fire Chief Weighs in on Quebec Oil Tanker Crash

What worries the city’s fire chief is an industry trend of stringing 60 to 80 oil tankers cars on one train, compared to just two or three in earlier decades.



Man Admits Role in Arson Fire That Killed 15-Year-Old Son

A Missouri man who authorities said schemed with his ex-wife to defraud insurers with house fires pleaded guilty Wednesday.