Crunden Martin Manufacturing Co. http://news.stlpublicradio.org en 6-story building burns near downtown St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/6-story-building-burns-near-downtown-st-louis <p>Fire officials in St. Louis are trying to determine the cause of a blaze in a vacant six-story building near downtown.</p><p>The fire broke out before noon Thursday. There were no reports of injuries, though the <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/st-louis-blaze-expected-to-burn-on-through-the-night/article_e28329a8-21c8-11e1-a600-0019bb30f31a.html">St. Louis Post-Dispatch website reported</a> that what was believed to be homeless people were seen fleeing the building. By early afternoon, the fire was under control.</p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 23:12:47 +0000 The Associated Press 2644 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 6-story building burns near downtown St. Louis