Tenants evacuated following apartment fire

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FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI) – Seven people had to be rescued after a two-alarm broke out at a Florissant apartment building overnight.

The fire occurred around 3:45 a.m. at the Waterford Square Apartments, located in the 3000 block of Country Green Court, near McCluer North High School.

The fire started in the basement storage area of a four-unit building.

Although seven people had to be rescued, no one needed to be taken to a hospital.

More than 50 firefighters from nine different departments responded to the blaze.