St. Louis firefighters say unattended cooking is to blame.
Five residents burned out of their home. One suffered minor injuries.
City of St Louis firefighters responded to a call of a house in flames, just after noon Saturday.
A car has crashed into a townhome in northern Illinois, rupturing a gas line and setting off an explosion.
The owner says the house, in the 1100 block of Dolman Street, was his childhood home.
11-year-old Maci Gapsch died Wednesday night. Her great-grandmother, Georgette Gapsch and father Terry Gapsch, were also killed in the blaze.
Investigators say the house fire in southwestern Illinois that killed four children is suspicious.
The blaze broke out about 7:30 a.m. at a home on Theodosia near Union.
Tthe fire occurred in the eastern Missouri town of Ste. Genevieve around 4 p.m. Sunday.
John Piper told deputies outside that he was in his bedroom when he heard a loud pop, then he noticed his home was on fire.