Family displaced, 4 treated for smoke inhalation in west St. Louis apartment fire
By Daniel Fredman
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- An apartment fire forced at least 100 people from their homes overnight in west St. Louis.
Firefighters responded to the apartment building, located at 956 Hamilton Avenue, around 1:00 Thursday morning.
They said 100 residents were evacuated, but most have been allowed to return to their home.
The American Red Cross said they are helping a family with food, clothing and shelter after the fire caused damage to their unit. Two additional families, each two adults, received assistance for shelter.