Home burns twice in two days - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Home burns twice in two days

By Heartland News

MULKEYTOWN, IL (KFVS) - A home in rural Mulkeytown burns twice in as many days.

Ziegler and Royalton firefighters got the first call to the home on Church Road Tuesday night around 6:30.

The fire started in the attic and caused extensive damage to the ceiling and interior of the home, but it was still standing.

That is until the fire re-ignighted Wednesday morning and burnt what was left of it to the ground.

Fire crews say contractors had been doing work on the air conditioner in the attic early Tuesday.  They're not sure whether or not that had something to do with sparking the fire.

The Red Cross is assisting the family until their insurance kicks in to rebuild the home.

©2009 KFVS. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. 

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Counterfeit $20 bills in the Marion, IL area

    Counterfeit $20 bills in the Marion, IL area

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:02:05 GMT
    Counterfeit $20 bills are spreading in the Marion area. (Source: KFVS)Counterfeit $20 bills are spreading in the Marion area. (Source: KFVS)

    Counterfeit $20 bills are going around in the Marion area, according to Metropolis Police Department. They ask residents to please pay attention to the money you are receiving.

    Counterfeit $20 bills are going around in the Marion area, according to Metropolis Police Department. They ask residents to please pay attention to the money you are receiving.

  • Herrin PD gets new crime unit to decrease crime

    Herrin PD gets new crime unit to decrease crime

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:56:14 GMT
    Herrin Police Department is stepping up its policing efforts with their new unit focused on preventing property crimes. (Source: KFVS)Herrin Police Department is stepping up its policing efforts with their new unit focused on preventing property crimes. (Source: KFVS)
    Herrin Police Department is stepping up its policing efforts with their new unit focused on preventing property crimes. (Source: KFVS)Herrin Police Department is stepping up its policing efforts with their new unit focused on preventing property crimes. (Source: KFVS)

    Herrin Police Department is stepping up its policing efforts with their new unit focused on preventing property crimes.

    Herrin Police Department is stepping up its policing efforts with their new unit focused on preventing property crimes.

  • City leaders kickoff talks on indoor aquatic facility in Cape Girardeau

    City leaders kickoff talks on indoor aquatic facility in Cape Girardeau

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:32:54 GMT
    This new aquatic facility will replace the aging Central Municipal Pool which uses an air-inflated structure during it's winter months. (Source: KFVS)This new aquatic facility will replace the aging Central Municipal Pool which uses an air-inflated structure during it's winter months. (Source: KFVS)
    This new aquatic facility will replace the aging Central Municipal Pool which uses an air-inflated structure during it's winter months. (Source: KFVS)This new aquatic facility will replace the aging Central Municipal Pool which uses an air-inflated structure during it's winter months. (Source: KFVS)

    City leaders had their first meeting about the plans to build a new indoor aquatic facility in Cape Girardeau.

    City leaders had their first meeting about the plans to build a new indoor aquatic facility in Cape Girardeau.

Powered by Frankly