ST. LOUIS — Nine people have been treated for smoke inhalation after fire broke out in a midtown St. Louis apartment building.
The fire started around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday at the seven-story Metropolitan Village Apartments. About 60 residents were evacuated.
Three people were hospitalized, but their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, but firefighters believe smoking in bed was the likely culprit.