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Kutis family increases reward in funeral home arson to $20,000

Footage of the fire being extinguished by the Mehlville Fire Protection District. Photo from Fox 2.

October 30, 2019

The Kutis family is doubling the reward to $20,000 in an attempt to find out who intentionally set a fire at one of the family’s funeral homes in South County in March. In what police say is a case of arson, someone threw two “fire-starting devices” onto the roof of the Kutis Funeral Home at 5...

Police investigating early morning fire at Kutis Funeral Home

Fire and police personnel on the scene of a fire at Kutis Funeral Home on Lemay Ferry Road Friday morning. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

March 22, 2019

Fire and police personnel on the scene of a fire at Kutis Funeral Home on Lemay Ferry Road Friday morning. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Police believe an early morning fire Friday at Kutis Funeral Home off Lemay Ferry Road was arson. Kutis, 5255 Lemay Ferry Road, also has locations in Affton and sou...

Oakville fire could have been arson, police say

Oakville fire could have been arson, police say

March 3, 2018

Police are investigating whether a fire that destroyed a family’s house in Oakville last month was arson. The Mehlville Fire Protection District called in officers from the South County Precinct of the St. Louis County Police Department to investigate the Feb. 7 fire that destroyed the house in the...

No injuries in Green Park house fire near commercial corridor

No injuries in Green Park house fire near commercial corridor

February 16, 2018

No one was injured in a garage fire Friday that brought at least four fire trucks to a usually quiet cul-de-sac in Green Park. Firefighters from the Mehlville Fire Protection District, whose headquarters is in Green Park, responded to the fire around 12:30 p.m. Friday and took about 20 minutes to pu...

No one injured in Oakville house fire

The house near Becker Road engulfed in flames Wednesday evening, as captured by resident Eric Kunst's drone.

February 8, 2018

Pictured: Drone photos courtesy of Eric Kunst. No one was injured in a two-alarm fire that damaged an Oakville house late Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters from the Mehlville Fire Protection District were called to the fire in the 3000 block of Bry Lynn Court near Becker Road around 5 p.m. Wednesday...

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