Flames spreads through walls, ceilings in building fire in Cape - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Flames spreads through walls, ceilings in building fire in Cape Girardeau

There were no injuries after a building fire in Cape Girardeau (Source: Rob Foote, KFVS) There were no injuries after a building fire in Cape Girardeau (Source: Rob Foote, KFVS)
Flames could be seen on the first floor (Source: Cape Girardeau Fire Department) Flames could be seen on the first floor (Source: Cape Girardeau Fire Department)
Fire spread through walls and to the ceiling (Source: Cape Girardeau Fire Department) Fire spread through walls and to the ceiling (Source: Cape Girardeau Fire Department)
(Source: Cape Girardeau Fire Department) (Source: Cape Girardeau Fire Department)
(Source: Cape Girardeau Fire Department) (Source: Cape Girardeau Fire Department)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Cape Girardeau Firefighters were on the scene of a fire on the 500 block of Pacific Street Tuesday morning on May 22.

Fire officials said they got the call at 8:10 a.m.

When they arrived they could see flames coming out of two windows on the first floor of the three unit, two-story apartment house.

Crews performed a coordinated attack with multiple pre-connected hose line and roof ventilation had the fire under control in about ten minutes. 

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Primary searches found no one was in the apartment at the time of the fire.

The fire did spread through walls and ceilings requiring a significant overhaul to ensure all hot spots were extinguished.

An investigation revealed that there were no working smoke detectors in the building.

Estimated damages to the home are valued at $50,000. 

There is no word on a cause.

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