Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

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Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Law & Order

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ST. LOUIS > Firefighter hurt in fall - A firefighter fell through the third floor of a burning building Thursday.

Battalion Chief Paul Maletich said the firefighter hurt his head. The firefighter was treated at a hospital and released later, the fire department said.

Maletich said the fire was at a three-story apartment building in the 4200 block of Botanical Avenue, near the Missouri Botanical Garden. The building was unoccupied and in the midst of a renovation. About 6:30 a.m., a worker who showed up for the rehab project saw smoke and heard smoke detectors going off, Maletich said.

Firefighters searched the building and made sure no one was inside. Fire was on the second and third floors. The firefighter who was hurt fell from the third floor onto the second floor. The cause of the fire is under investigation. …

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