Ferguson home damaged in morning fire

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on December 18, 2012 at 9:31 AM

Updated Wednesday, Dec 4 at 11:40 PM

839 Airport Road, St. Louis, MO

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FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A home in Ferguson was damaged Tuesday morning after something inside the attic ignited a fire.

According to officials, crews got the call to respond to the 800 block of Airport Road just before 9 a.m.

First responders on the scene reported flames were shooting from the roof when they arrived. Firefighters were able to get control of the fire quickly. Fire damage was mainly contained to the attic of the home, but other parts of the home may have suffered water damage.

Authorities said the home is occupied, but nobody was inside when the fire broke out.

Investigators believe the fire started in the attic. The cause has not yet been determined.

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