ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) –The cause of a fire that gutted a two-story north St. Louis home has not yet been determined, officials said.
Firefighters were called to battle the flames at 4:15 a.m. When they arrived, they reported flames on the first and second floors. The home, in the 1900 block of Garden Street, was reportedly vacant.
As firefighters were dousing the flames, they were ordered to back down. An explanation for the order was not provided by authorities, but a News 4 photographer caught video of the house falling apart.
No firefighters reported injuries.