Fire at 605 Themis St. – Jan. 4, 2015

The Cape Girardeau Fire Department on Jan. 4 was dispatched to the report of a house fire at 605 Themis St. E-1 and L-1 arrived on scene and reported light smoke showing. Battalion 1 arrived on scene and assumed command. Residents self-evacuated the structure and were taken to neighbors. Engine -1 advanced a hose line in the front door and upstairs to the location of the fire. Crews searched the structure and an “All Clear” was announced. Fire was quickly extinguished. Cause of the fire may have been electrical. One resident transported to a local medical facility with minor injuries. Estimated dollar loss is undetermined.