CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Firefighters were on the scene of a house fire in Cape Girardeau.
It happened near Pacific and William streets in the 100 block of South Pacific.
Fifteen firefighters and four fire engines were fighting the fire.
No one was inside the home. The homeowner's brother says the woman was visiting a friend at the hospital when the fire started.
No one was injured. The home suffered moderate smoke and fire damage, according to fire crews.
According to Cape Girardeau fire crews, the fire was confined to the kitchen. The fire was quickly contained and overhaul completed. Crews were on scene for around. 2 1/2 hours.