CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A fire broke out near Cape Girardeau's casino Wednesday afternoon.
It happened about 1:30 p.m.
According to Master Firefighter Matt Mittrucker, the backhoe struck a four-inch gas main and caused a leak.
Then, the fire flared-up when something on the backhoe ignited the leaking gas.
No one was hurt.