Man killed in fire just north of downtown St. Louis - KMOV.com

Man killed in fire just north of downtown St. Louis

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

(KMOV.com) – Firefighters said a man was killed in a fire that broke out at a tent encampment just north of downtown St. Louis Friday afternoon.

Firefighters told News 4 the blaze broke out around 3:00 p.m. at a homeless encampment. It started as a small fire but got out of control when an oxygen tank or propane tank caused an explosion.

The victim’s name has not been released.

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