Fire damages Cape Girardeau home

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 ~ Updated 7:37 AM

An early morning fire caused extensive damage to a Cape Girardeau home but the family living inside the structure escaped. According to Cape Girardeau Fire Department Chief Fred Vincel, the fire at 1003 Ranney St. occurred around 3:21 a.m. today.

The home sustained about $25,000 in damage. Vincel said an aggressive interior attack brought the fire under control.

The cause and origin of the fire is under investigation.

Pertinent address:

1003 Ranney St., Cape Girardeau, MO

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