UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — An elderly man is dead after his house caught fire in the St. Louis suburb of University City.

KMOV-TV reports that the fire broke out Thursday night. Firefighters found the 82-year-old man unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation but officials suspect it was an electrical issue.

The victim’s name has not been released.


Information from: KMOV-TV, http://www.kmov.com

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