Flames engulf home in north St. Louis - KMOV.com

Flames engulf home in north St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- Crews battled a large fire at a house in north St. Louis on Friday night.

Firefighters were called to the 5400 block of Thrush Avenue around 7:45 p.m.

Flames fully engulfed the building during the first-alarm fire, which sent large plumes of smoke into the sky.

Officials have released no word on the extent of the damage. Firefighters on the scene told News 4 the house has been vacant for some time.

Stay with KMOV.com for the latest updates as more information is released.

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