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 […]
Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 1300-block of Victoria Street overnight. Arriving on scene, crews reported heavy smoke and fire pushing from the garage of the small single story structure. Luckily, victims were out of the house. Property damage […]
Additional information is avaialble at cityofcape.org/firesalestax Voters will decide on Nov. 4, 2014, whether to extend the expiring half of the original Fire Sales Tax, which was approved by voters in 2004. Funding from the Fire […]