Raw: Overnight fire damages north St. Louis County daycare center

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by Sarah Heath / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on September 17, 2012 at 10:15 AM

Updated Monday, Sep 17 at 10:20 AM

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) -- An overnight fire damaged a building once used for an after-school daycare in north St. Louis county.

Fire officials say a fire broke out on the second floor of the building that once housed Radiant Faith Academy in the 5400 block of Ridge shortly after 2 a.m.

A resident was rescued from her home once heavy flames spread to a neighboring building.

The daycare center suffered extensive damage, while the neighboring residential building was only moderately damaged.

Residents in the area tell News 4 the daycare has been closed for about two years.

Fire officials wereinvestigating the cause.

 

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