ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- Two woman are alive thanks to fast action by a passer-by and firefighters following a house fire in north St. Louis.
The fire started around 2:30 Saturday afternoon in the 5200 block of Paulian Place.
Investigators say a passer-by helped a woman get down from the second floor.
Firefighters also pulled a woman on the first floor to safety.
The cause is under investigation.