Crews fight morning apartment fire in Cape Girardeau, MO - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Crews fight morning apartment fire in Cape Girardeau, MO

An apartment building in Cape Girardeau was on fire Friday morning (Source: KFVS) An apartment building in Cape Girardeau was on fire Friday morning (Source: KFVS)
A hole was cut in the roof to vent the smoke (Source: Crystal Banks) A hole was cut in the roof to vent the smoke (Source: Crystal Banks)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Cape Girardeau firefighters were on the scene of an apartment fire on North Henderson Friday morning. 

The Cape Girardeau Fire Chief Rick Ennis said they got the call just before 7 a.m. in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

People were evacuated safely from the building.

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Chief Ennis said the crew could see smoke coming from the building and had to cut a hole in the roof to vent that smoke out. 

Jackson Fire and Rescue crews were called to cover the fire department 

The street is blocked at this time.

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