St. Louis, MO – Historic 1875 Gothic Church Engulfed by Fire on Monday Night

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St. Louis, MO – A catastrophic fire swept through the historic St. Augustine Gothic Church, originally built in 1875, on Monday night around 9 PM. 

According to the St. Louis Fire Department, the blaze was reported at the intersection of W. Hebert & Lismore. The towering inferno consumed the long-abandoned church, noted for its distinctive Gothic Revival architecture and storied past serving the local community. 

As firefighters battled the flames, the incident drew significant concern, considering the church’s nomination for City Landmark status and its importance to St. Louis’ cultural heritage. 

Little is known at this time as fire personal continue to battle the blaze at this hour.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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