3-year-old Dies in House Fire at Mobile Home in High Ridge
A 3-year-old boy died early Tuesday after a home caught fire in Jefferson County, south of St. Louis.
The fire was reported before 8 a.m. at a mobile home in the 3100 block of Diamond Drive in High Ridge. The Jefferson County Sheriff's office said neighbors tried unsuccessfully to put the fire out before firefighters arrived.
Firefighters who went into the home found the victim, identified as Kaiden Strubberg.
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The cause of the fire has not been determined. The Jefferson County sheriff's office and the Missouri State Fire Marshal's Office are investigating.
As of Tuesday night, Kaiden Strubberg’s four-year-old brother remained in the hospital.