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Boy & grandmother escape fire

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CAPE GIRARDEAU (KFVS) -

A Cape Girardeau woman and her grandson escape a burning apartment. 

The fire started before 11 p.m. Tuesday at the Cape La Croix apartments on South Spring Street. 

When firefighters arrived, flames and smoke were coming from the front window of apartment. 

Crews quickly put out the fire. 

The apartment has what is described as moderate damage.  

Fire officials say the boy alerted his grandmother to the flames so they could both make it out safely. 

No word on a cause. 

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