St. Louis (KSDK) - A Midtown apartment building thatcaught fire Tuesday night will be torn down.

TheLindell Apartments at 3949 Lindell caught fire around 7 p.m. and quickly went to five-alarms.

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Around 100 people were inside the building at the time. Everyone was evacuated safely. The 197 unit building housed around 250 people who are now homeless.

EdR, which manages the building, is updating itsFacebook page to provide information for displaced residents.

St. Louis City Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson says the investigation is still in progress, but at this point the cause appears electrical.

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In June 2007 thesamebuilding caught fire while under construction.Nobody was injured in that fire, which was ruled arson.

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