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One person jumps from second-floor window to escape fire

ST. LOUIS - An investigation is underway Wednesday morning to determine what sparked a fire in south St. Louis that one person injured.

The fire broke out shortly after 3:30 a.m. at a building on Giles Avenue near Montana Street.

When firefighters arrived, they found fast-moving flames coming from the apartment.

Fire investigators say one person jumped out of a second story window to escape from the flames.

The victim was taken to an area hospital.

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