WILDWOOD — A man in his 60s was found dead in his home Friday morning after a two-alarm fire at his home, and a firefighter was taken to a hospital for a minor injury after the blaze.
St. Louis County police were called to the first block of Nantucket Island Court at about 8:14 a.m. for a report of smoke. Police and firefighters found the home on fire and the man dead inside, according to St. Louis County police.
The Metro West Fire Protection District, Valley Park Fire Protection District, West County Fire Protection District, Monarch Fire Protection District and High Ridge Fire Protection District responded.
A firefighter was taken to a hospital for treatment of a "minor injury" after the fire, according to the St. Louis County police.
The fire does not appear to be suspicious and there is no apparent crime associated with the incident at this time, according to St. Louis County Sgt. Benjamin Granda.
The cause and origin of the fire are under investigation, he said.
The St. Louis Regional Bomb and Arson Unit, the Bureau of Crimes Against Persons and the Crime Scene Unit also are at the scene investigating.