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Man killed, 20 rescued during blaze at Central West End apartment building

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Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at a building in the Central West End Monday morning Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at a building in the Central West End Monday morning
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Fire rips through an apartment building in the Central West End Monday (Credit: Dolores Hardwick/Resident) Fire rips through an apartment building in the Central West End Monday (Credit: Dolores Hardwick/Resident)
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A man was killed during a Monday morning fire at an apartment building in the Central West End.

According to the St. Louis Fire Department, the fire occurred at a three-story apartment building in the 4900 block of McPherson just after 8 a.m.

According to fire officials, 20 people were rescued from the building. Officials said six people were transported urgently to be treated for smoke inhalation.

The American Red Cross was on the scene providing emergency food, shelter and clothing for the apartment complex's residents.

Fire officials said the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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