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Elderly woman wants neighboring burned-out house removed in East St. Louis

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By Sarah Heath By Sarah Heath
By Sarah Heath By Sarah Heath

 (KMOV) – More than two years after fire raced through a house, the crumbling remains are still standing in East St. Louis, a few feet from an occupied house.

The 81-year-old woman who lives next door has tried for years to get something done about the eyesore and health risk but got nowhere.

She contacted News 4 and Sharon Reed went to Mayor Alvin Parks for her.

Click the video player to see her full report.

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