Child hurt in south St. Louis house fire

Child hurt in south St. Louis house fire

Child hurt in south St. Louis house fire

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by KMOV.com Staff | @KMOV

KMOV.com

Posted on January 2, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 2 at 12:36 PM

(KMOV) – A child was hurt after a fire broke out inside a south St. Louis home Thursday morning.

Firefighters responded to the scene in the 3900 block of Elier around 10 a.m. and discovered a fire had started in the basement of a home.

Crews were aggressive and managed to contain the blaze to the basement.

Authorities say a family was home when the fire started, but they were able to make it out. Firefighters say a juvenile suffered a minor injury but was not transported to the hospital.

Officials say they were investigating the cause. 

Red Cross volunteers were helping victims at the scene

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