Fire at 2501 Janet - Oct. 21, 2018
Posted on 10/22/2018
Cape Girardeau Fire Department crews were dispatched at 5:31 a.m. on Oct. 21, 2018 for a fire in the rear of the house on the deck at 2501 Janet. The first-arriving engine confirmed fire on the back deck, and they pulled a hose line and started to extinguish the fire. Other arriving units made entry into the structure and found that fire had extended inside of the residence's walls and attic space. The fire was contained in about 10 minutes, and fire extension into the walls, soffit, and basement area was mitigated shortly thereafter. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Damage type: Fire and smoke
Damage extent: Moderate
Estimated dollar loss: $25,000