Clemens Mansion Fire FAQs

An EPA On Scene Coordinator and a federal contractor are working with the City on this issue.

July 21, 2017 | 2 min reading time

After an assessment by the City of St. Louis Department of Health during a fire at 1849 Cass Avenue on July 12, 2017, the Department of Health took immediate action and contacted the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conduct samplings on the property for toxic contamination from wind-blown building materials from the fire. “The health hazards and health concerns from the burned materials prompted us to make the request right away,” said Chantez Williams, Program Manager for the City of St. Louis Department of Health. An EPA On Scene Coordinator and a federal contractor are working with the City on this issue.

A listing of frequently asked questions regarding the fire, debris, and asbestos concerns is available through this link. The document is also available in a printable form.

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