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South St. Louis post office closed after being set on fire

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The post office, located in the 2900 block of Meramec, was damaged sometime before 5:00 a.m. Thursday. By Stephanie Baumer The post office, located in the 2900 block of Meramec, was damaged sometime before 5:00 a.m. Thursday. By Stephanie Baumer
The post office, located in the 2900 block of Meramec, was damaged sometime before 5:00 a.m. Thursday. By Stephanie Baumer The post office, located in the 2900 block of Meramec, was damaged sometime before 5:00 a.m. Thursday. By Stephanie Baumer
The post office, located in the 2900 block of Meramec, was damaged sometime before 5:00 a.m. Thursday. By Stephanie Baumer The post office, located in the 2900 block of Meramec, was damaged sometime before 5:00 a.m. Thursday. By Stephanie Baumer
The post office, located in the 2900 block of Meramec, was damaged sometime before 5:00 a.m. Thursday. By Stephanie Baumer The post office, located in the 2900 block of Meramec, was damaged sometime before 5:00 a.m. Thursday. By Stephanie Baumer

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A south St. Louis post office was forced to close on Thursday after being set on fire early Thursday morning.

Police say unknown suspects threw rocks through the glass window of the post office, located in the 2800 block of Meramec, and poured an unknown type of accelerant inside of the building, then set it on fire. 

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Police were able to extinguish the fire. Bomb and arson crews were called to the scene to investigate.

No injuries were reported.

The investigation is ongoing. 

 

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