Fire Burns Half Story Home in Cape Girardeau

Fire crews were called out to the 400 block of S. Benton in Cape Girardeau, Missouri for a structure fire on Wednesday evening, May 1, 2019 Crews put out the fire within 10 minutes of arriving on the scene. The fire started in an upstairs bedroom of a half story house. One victim was transported to a local hospital for smoke inhalation after they tried to save pets that were inside the home Fire fighters say, A total of $50,000 in damages was reported with this fire, and the fire s considered accidental and not suspicious. Fire fighters say, the Red Cross is helping the family.

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