Called to above location at 11:28 a.m. on Apr. 28 for a report of a house on fire. Upon our arrival we found fire visible in the front of the structure. There was heavy smoke coming from the second floor windows and soffit. There were 4 engines and a ladder on the call. 3 Hose lines were pulled to extinguish the fire. Jackson sent an Engine over to help in coverage of the city along with a vehicle manned by Cape fire personal. There were 15 personnel on the scene. The House was vacant at the time but did have furniture inside the structure. The utilities were not functioning in the house as well. There were no civilian or fire department injuries. The house was valued at around 50,000 to 60,000 dollars. The house was determined to be a total loss.
There’s no substitute to being prepared in case of an emergency. Assistant Fire Chief/Emergency Management Coordinator Mark Hasheider talks about additional outdoor warning sirens being installed around Cape Girardeau, the Adopt a Siren program, technical […]
Updated 9/23/14: Due to low application volume, the Sept. 27 Citizen Fire Academy date has been cancelled. The Oct. 25 date is still available to applicants. The Cape Girardeau Fire Department is hosting a Citizen Fire Academy, with class […]
The Cape Girardeau Fire Department received at 10:12 pm a call of a structure fire with an occupant still in the house. The first arriving unit reported smoke coming from basement, as well as the first […]