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House Fire Brings Out 8 FDs

BLOOMSDALE, Mo.  —  Nearly all area volunteer fire departments from 2 counties (Ozora to Weingarten to Hematite and in between) plus Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s deputies and Ste. Genevieve County Ambulance District responded late last night (Thurs.1.26.2023) to a house fire at 11066 Pleasant Heights off U.S. Highway 61 just north of Bloomsdale Elementary School.
The fire was called in around 10:30 p.m. and firefighters wrapped up around 3 a.m. Friday morning. Eight fire departments from Ste. Genevieve and Jefferson counties arrived.
The house appears to be in total ruin as some flames were seen and heavy smoke was clearly visible throughout the entire roof.
The residents were home and no one appears to have been injured.
All departments that responded . . .
Bloomsdale VFD
Ste. Genevieve VFD
Zell VFD
Weingarten VFD
Ozora VFD
Jefferson R7 VFD
Hematite VFD
Festus FD
Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office
Ste. Genevieve County Ambulance District
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