Firefighter overcome by heat Thursday morning

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ST. LOUIS - The heat is especially hard on area firefighters. One of them was overcome by the heat while batting a blaze Thursday morning on Red Coat Way Court in O'Fallon, MO.

The fire started just before 1am. The man who lived in the home was able to escape unharmed. There's no word on what sparked that fire.

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