Motorist Alerts Homeowner of Fire

1 decade 2 years 11 months ago Tuesday, October 02 2007 Oct 2, 2007 Tuesday, October 02, 2007 9:22:03 AM CDT October 02, 2007 in News
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ST. CHARLES (AP) - A passing motorist may have saved the life of a homeowner after stopping, knocking on the door and telling the man, "Your house is on fire." STLtoday.com, the Web site for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports that it happened about 8:30 this morning in St. Charles. The good Samaritan left before authorities arrived. The homeowner was asleep when the fire broke out. He was able to escape unharmed. The house sustained about 40,000 dollars in damage. Authorities believe a fire pit on the deck used the night before probably started the blaze. An investigation continues.

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