Woman dies after house fire in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – A woman has died after being rescued from a house fire in High Ridge, Missouri, Wednesday.

The fire broke out at a house in the 4600 block of West Rock Creek Road around noon Wednesday, according to the High Ridge Fire Department.

One man told authorities he returned home to find his house full of smoke, and his mother still inside. Within three minutes of entering the home, firefighters found the woman and rescued her.

She was taken to St. Clare was in critical condition and later died from her injuries.

“Our condolences go out to the family members and friends of the victims of this tragic event,” said Captain John Barton of the High Ridge Fire Brigade.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department and the county Fire Sheriff’s Office are investigating the cause of the fire.

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Aila Slisco

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