Midtown fire victims to gain access to select apartments

7:50 AM, Jul 19, 2012   |    comments
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The Midtown fire scene on Thursday at an apartment complex at Lindell and Vandeventer in St. Louis.

St. Louis (KSDK) -- Midtown fire victims will have another chance to see if they can salvage any of their belongings.

A posting on the Facebook page for the apartments at 3949 Lindell Boulevard said fire victims can meet at the blue tent behind the Arby's from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday to see if their apartment has been cleared by the fire department.  A staff member will escort people to their arpartments to collect essential and important items.

The five-alarm fire damaged 120 to 130 of the more than 190 units near Vandeventer, shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday.

A group of residents were allowed to access the building Wednesday afternoon to grab a few belongings.

The management company said the Midtown fire destroyed the building. 


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