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Homeowner injured after returning home, finding several items burning

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Firefighters at a home on Lucille Ave. Tuesday (Credit: KMOV) Firefighters at a home on Lucille Ave. Tuesday (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A homeowner burned his hands while trying to remove items from his home in north St. Louis.

The homeowner said he arrived at his house in the 6000 block of Lucille Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday and found several items burning. He said he tried to remove the items from the home, at which time he sustained the minor burns.

Fire officials said the fire is “suspicious” and crews were able to knock it down quickly.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.  

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