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Park shelter damaged by fire
A small fire at a Cape Girardeau County Park shelter caused about $500 in damages, but no one was hurt.
The wooden trash can kept under shelter No. 5 in the park caught fire around 1:30 p.m., according to fire Capt. Brad Dillow.
Responding firefighters extinguished the blaze in a matter of minutes, leaving the scene around 2:15 p.m., he said.
The fire, which spread to the shelter, likely caused about $500 in damage, according to Dillow.
There were no injuries.