Early morning apartment fire considered suspicious

By Heartland News

CAPE GRIARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The Cape Girardeau fire department is investigating an early morning apartment fire at 721 North Middle Street.

Cape Girardeau Police say the fire is considered suspicious.

The fire happened Friday morning at 2:46.

When crews arrived they saw smoke coming from the basement apartment.

Firefighters were quickly able to get it under control.

The first floor of the building suffered light smoke damage and the basement apartment has moderate fire and heat damage in the bedroom and bathroom.

The cause of this fire has not been determined yet. Everyone inside was able to get out unharmed.

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