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Fire, then flooding, damage apartment building


ST. LOUIS — The American Red Cross is working to find shelter for 161 residents of a St. Louis County apartment building after the building was flooded following a small fire.

KMOV-TV ( ) reports that the fire broke out about 9 a.m. Friday in a resident's room at Santa Ana Apartments in north St. Louis County. A sprinkler system put out the fire, but water pumps kicked in and the first 10 floors of the building flooded, causing significant water damage.

The building was temporarily condemned.

Information from: KMOV-TV,

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