Firefighters pull Christmas gifts from burning house in Riverview

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on December 25, 2012 at 12:02 AM

300 Scenic Drive -- St. Louis, MO

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Firefighters battled a blaze in Riverview on Monday night, working to save a home and the Christmas gifts inside.

The fire broke out in the 300 block of Scenic Drive around 7 p.m.

Authorities said the fire began in the attic, then spread to other parts of the home. Neighbors say the man who lives in the house is a single father, and was at work when the fire started.

Firefighters responding to the blaze reportedly noticed wrapped Christmas gifts inside the home. Fire officials said after determining no one was inside the house, crews began pulling out the gifts.

Investigators are still trying to determine what sparked the fire, according to officials.

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