Fire at 611 S. Ellis - Dec. 23, 2018
Posted on 12/26/2018
At 6:33 a.m. on Dec. 23, the Cape Girardeau Fire Department was called to 611 S. Ellis - a single-story residential structure with light smoke showing. Upon investigation, a fire was located in a back bedroom. First-arriving units were able to extinguish the fire within a short time. No one was home at the time of the fire, and the fire was contained to the building of origin. There was moderate smoke and fire damage to the residence. The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating the cause of the fire.

Damage type: Fire and smoke
Damage extent: Moderate
Estimated dollar loss: $40,000