Fire crews battle fire near Discovery Playhouse

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Fire crews kick off graduation weekend by battling a fire.

Several crews responded to a fire call near Discovery Playhouse, just off Broadway Street around 11 p.m. Friday.

Cape Girardeau police say it was a shed behind Discovery Playhouse that caught fire.

When firefighters arrived they found smoke billowing from the area.

Police blocked off the road to keep traffic out of the area.

It took firefighters about half an hour to get the fire under control.

Cape Girardeau Police say the cause of the fire is unknown, but is not considered suspicious.

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