Red Cross assisting 9 families after late-night fire in Affton - KMOV.com

Red Cross assisting 9 families after late-night fire in Affton

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The Red Cross was called to assist nine families after a late-night fire The Red Cross was called to assist nine families after a late-night fire

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The Red Cross was called to help nine families after an apartment complex in Affton caught fire late Wednesday night.

The families had to be evacuated after the complex, located in the 7800 block of Old English Road, caught fire just after 11 p.m. The fire fully engulfed a unit on the third floor. 

The fire caused extensive damage to the interior, according to officials.

The Red Cross is assisting the families by providing clothing, food and shelter to the displaced residents.

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