Woman dies in Thanksgiving Day fire at St. Louis home

Arriving firefighters performed CPR but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

ST. LOUIS – Authorities say a St. Louis woman died after apparently suffering a medical emergency while cooking on Thanksgiving morning, causing a fire. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the fire was reported around 8:45 a.m. Thursday in the Downtown West neighborhood. Arriving firefighters performed CPR but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman’s name has not been released.