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Woman in critical condition after being rescued from burning vacant building

ST. LOUIS – Around 8:30 pm Tuesday night St. Louis firefighters rescued a female squatter from a burning vacant 2-story house in north St. Louis. The fire department says the house is located in the 5600 block of Kennerly.

The victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Fire crews are currently putting out hot spots and ventilating the building.

An investigation is underway.