Standoff Near St. Louis

Firefighter shot to death responding to blaze

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    July 21, 2008: Police walk down a street near a house where a gunman is believed to be barricaded in Maplewood, Mo. A suburban St. Louis firefighter was shot to death Monday and two other emergency workers were injured in the standoff. Police and tactical units surrounded the around the house after a gunman fired shots at emergency workers.

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    **FILE**In this photo provided by the Maplewood Fire Department in Maplewood, Mo., 22-year-old paramedic/firefighter Ryan Hummert is seen in an undated photo. Hummert was shot to death as he exited a Maplewood fire truck after it arrived on the scene of a car fire which resulted in a standoff with a gunman. (AP Photo/Maplewood Fire Department)

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    July 21, 2008: Firefighters watch from behind a building as a house in Missouri burns to the ground where a gunman was believed to be barricaded.

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    The roof collapses on a house as it burns to the ground after police surrounded the house where a gunman was believed to be barricaded Monday, July 21, 2008, in Maplewood, Mo. Police and tactical units surrounded the around the house after a gunman fired shots at emergency workers. A suburban St. Louis firefighter was shot to death Monday and two other emergency workers were injured .(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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    A firefighter walks away the area around a burning house in Maplewood, Mo., where a gunman is believed to be barricaded Monday, July 21, 2008. Police and tactical units surrounded the around the house after a gunman fired shots at emergency workers. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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    Members of law enforcement from various agencies work in the area around a house where a gunman is believed to be barricaded Monday, July 21, 2008, in Maplewood, Mo. Police and tactical units surrounded the around the house after a gunman fired shots at emergency workers, killing one firefighter and injuring two other emergency workers. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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