Fire destroys Cape Girardeau home overnight


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - One Cape Girardeau family is dealing with a total loss after an overnight house fire.

The Cape Girardeau Fire Department responded to a call at 14 North Fountain Street just before midnight.

Everyone was out of the house when firefighters arrived, but they were unable to combat the flames due to the severity of the blaze.

The fire is still under investigation, but it is believed to have started in the first floor apartment kitchen.