Ferguson-Area Fires Occurred Over 1.5 Square Miles

PHOTO: A man runs away from the burning storage facility after the announcement of the grand jury decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. PlayDavid Goldman/AP Photo
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The bulk of the devastation from the overnight protests in the Ferguson, Missouri, area occurred over a 1.5-square-mile stretch.

More than a dozen buildings and vehicles in Ferguson, St. Louis and Dellwood were damaged by fires after the announcement that a grand jury declined to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the Aug. 9 shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown.

Many of the fires occurred along Florissant Avenue, a business corridor in the area. Fires occurred at the following businesses:

  • Little Caesar’s, 10716 W Florissant Ave., St. Louis
  • Public Storage, 9291 W Florissant Ave., St. Louis
  • Sam’s Meat Market & More, 9241 W Florissant Ave., St. Louis
  • A car near Dellwood City Hall, 1415 Chambers Rd., Ferguson
  • Cars at Dellwood Recreation Center, 10266 West Florissant Ave., St. Louis
  • AutoZone, 9947 W Florissant Ave., Dellwood
  • Walgreens, 190 N Florissant Rd., Ferguson
  • Gas station, 10280 W Florissant Ave., St. Louis
  • #HealSTL, 9171 W Florissant Ave., St. Louis
  • TitleMax Title Loans, 9814 W Florissant Ave., St. Louis
  • Advance Auto Parts, 9846 W Florissant Ave., St. Louis
  • Juanita’s Fashions R Boutique, 9844 W Florissant Ave., St. Louis
  • Ferguson Market and Liquor Store, 9109 W Florissant Ave., St. Louis
  • O’Reilly Auto Parts, 9811 W Florissant Ave, Dellwood
  • Discount Tire, 9801 W Florissant Ave., St. Louis
  • JC Wireless/Beauty Town, 9161 W Florissant Ave., St. Louis