Creve Coeur Fire Dept: Victim In Tuesday's Condo Fire Has Died

The victim was unconscious when taken to St. John's Mercy Medical Center with serious injuries.

1:30 p.m. Update: Creve Coeur Fire Protection District spokesperson Jerry McQueen tells Patch that the elderly victim in Tuesday's blaze at a St. Louis County condominium complex located between Creve Coeur and Maryland Heights in unincorporated St. Louis County, has died. That news came from the St. Louis County Medical Examiner.

The victim's name has not been released, although the condo association identfied the resident as a woman. An official cause of death has not been released.

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One elderly St Louis County resident was taken to after found the person unconscious in a condominium situated between Creve Coeur and Maryland Heights.

Fire Protection District spokesman Jerry McQueen tells Patch emergency crews responded to the Villa Dorado condominium complex just before 7 p.m. Tuesday. Firefighters entered through the front door and found the person, the only person living in the unit, unconcious on the floor.

As a matter of protocol, County Arson investigators were called to the scene, McQueen said. He said county investigators will make the determination of what may have caused the fire, and hope to be able to interview the condominium resident at the hospital.

Seven other units had to be evacuated at the time, but have since been allowed to return after authorities deemed there was no structural damage to those residences.


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