(KMOV) – Firefighters arrived on the 600 block of St. Louis Road in Collinsville, Illinois Saturday afternoon just before 3 p.m. to a blaze on the main level of a two-story apartment complex.
Fire crews say the apartment occupant awoke to the fire and attempted to put it out but suffered smoke inhalation. The occupant was transported to an area hospital.
Firefighters contained the fire to the lower level of the apartment. The upper level suffered smoke dame.
The investigation is ongoing.