Fire rips through home being renovated in Affton Posted 11:06 am, April 16, 2014, by Vera Culley, Updated at 10:55am, April 16, 2014 FacebookTwitterGooglePinterestLinkedInEmail AFFTON, MO (KPLR) – An Affton home that was being renovated will now need to be completely redone. That’s because fire destroyed the home on Phil and Gravois. The fire started around 1:30 a.m. Neighbors say no one was living there. It took fire crews an hour to get the blaze under control.