Steelcoate

Fire at Gratiot and Theresa
4:02 pm
Wed December 15, 2010

Cutting torch possible cause of fire at empty warehouse near Gratiot and Theresa

The view of the fire from Twitter user @Joule. Taken from the Doisy Research Center at Grand and Choteau.
(Twitter user @Joule)

UPDATED 4:46 p.m. Dec. 15, 2010:

KSDK is reporting that the fire was in an unoccupied, one-story, brick warehouse near Gratiot and Theresa.

They also report that a cutting torch, perhaps being used for workers to ready the space for a new occupant, is to blame for the blaze.

From earlier:

A large fire has been reported near the Steelcoate building near Chouteau Ave. and Grand Blvd.  We'll keep you updated as we confirm more about this story.

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