One firefighter was taken to the hospital with second and third degree burns after a house fire in Mehlville. No other injuries were reported.
The Mehlville Fire Protection District answered a call at 1:30 p.m. Monday and was dispatched to the 2500 block of Rustic Drive.
The owner of the home had discarded ashes from a fire pit, said Assistant Chief Dan LaFata. The ashes caught on fire, consuming the owner's greenhouse and damaging the house's attic. The fire was put out before 3 p.m.