Early morning business fire in Cape Girardeau - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Early morning business fire in Cape Girardeau

By Zach Stanfield

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Crews responded to the scene of a business fire early Sunday morning.

Around 4:30 a.m. the Cape Girardeau Fire Dept. responded to 1157 North Kinsghighway in Cape at the Old Hickory Specialty Meats store.

According to Asst. Fire Chief Mark Hasheider an alarm went off in the building, which alerted police. Fire crews also responded and saw smoke coming out of the building.

According to Hasheider, the fire started in the basement of the building, and the blaze was contained by 5 a.m.

There is fire damage in the basement and significant smoke damage throughout the building.

The meats in the store will have to all be inspected by the health department to see if any of the products will be salvageable.

There is no word on what may have caused the fire and an investigation continues.

Copyright 2011 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • First Alert: Showers, storms expected overnight

    First Alert: Showers, storms expected overnight

    Sunday, August 19 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-08-19 21:45:26 GMT
    Near Olive Branch Illinois. (Source: William Foeste, cNews)Near Olive Branch Illinois. (Source: William Foeste, cNews)

    There is a small chance for scattered showers and storms this afternoon and early evening.

    There is a small chance for scattered showers and storms this afternoon and early evening.

  • Army Corps River Commission makes stop in Cape for low water inspection trip

    Army Corps River Commission makes stop in Cape for low water inspection trip

    Sunday, August 19 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-08-19 21:32:37 GMT
    Army Corps of Engineers is inspecting low water on the Mississippi. (Source: Mike Monhundro, KFVS)Army Corps of Engineers is inspecting low water on the Mississippi. (Source: Mike Monhundro, KFVS)

    The Army Corps of Engineers River Commission made a stop by Cape Girardeau on Sunday as part of their low water inspection trip. They will be traveling to Caruthersville for Monday, Aug. 20 where they will start one of four meetings with the public to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents to hear about their concerns, ideas and issues. They will have a meeting held at the City Front on the Mississippi River at 9 a.m. in Caruthersville Monday before heading to Memp...

    The Army Corps of Engineers River Commission made a stop by Cape Girardeau on Sunday as part of their low water inspection trip. They will be traveling to Caruthersville for Monday, Aug. 20 where they will start one of four meetings with the public to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents to hear about their concerns, ideas and issues. They will have a meeting held

  • Wife of missing Cape Girardeau County, MO man speaks out

    Wife of missing Cape Girardeau County, MO man speaks out

    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:17:04 GMT
    Mason has no vehicle and has a breathing condition. (Source: Family submitted)Mason has no vehicle and has a breathing condition. (Source: Family submitted)

    A man from Cape Girardeau County, Missouri went missing on Saturday, August 18.

    A man from Cape Girardeau County, Missouri went missing on Saturday, August 18.

Powered by Frankly