MEHLVILLE, Mo. ( – A lady is accused of location a fireplace at a Mehlville apartment elaborate.

The fire broke out around 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 6900 block of Colonial Woods Push. Hearth crews informed Information 4 at least three of the 4 models have been occupied at the time of the fireplace and everyone was able to get out of the creating.

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Fatima Sljivar. 38, is accused of starting up a fire that weakened an condominium creating in the 6900 block of Colonial Woods Generate in Mehlville. 

Two men and women have been taken to the medical center right after staying injured while making an attempt to get out of the constructing. Their accidents are not considered to be existence-threatening.

The St. Louis County Law enforcement Division mentioned following the fire they arrested 38-year-outdated Fatima Sljivar. She has been charged with first-diploma arson and animal abuse.

Court docket documents state that Sljivar admitted to lighting paper with a lighter, contacting it a “show.” She also reportedly acknowledged her cat was inside of at the time and stated the animal would be superior off dying in the fireplace. When firefighters arrived at the scene, Sljivar allegedly stood in the middle of the roadway creating a hold off for firefighters getting to the scene.

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