Apartment building fire traps residents in Chesterfield - KMOV.com

Apartment building fire traps residents in Chesterfield

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One person was injured at an apartment building fire on Wednesday afternoon. One person was injured at an apartment building fire on Wednesday afternoon.
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Monarch Fire responded to a blaze at an apartment building in Chesterfield on Wednesday afternoon.

The fire started at a four-story apartment building in the 14000 block of Bantry, near the intersection of Clayton Rd. and Highway 141. Authorities said it broke out when a maintenance worker was using a torch on some plumbing. The fire then spread to the walls.

One person was transported to the hospital with smoke inhalation.

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