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Crews called to Cape Girardeau County house fire

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(Source: Mike Mohundro, Heartland News multimedia journalist) (Source: Mike Mohundro, Heartland News multimedia journalist)
CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A Cape Girardeau County fire was put out quickly on Sunday morning leaving damage to a home.

Dewayne Kirchoff, Fire Chief East Cape Girardeau Fire Department says at 12:30 p.m. crews responded to a house fire in 4000 block of CR 621.The kitchen was severely damaged and the home suffered smoke damage.

One family member received minor burns.

Chief Kirchoff says someone was starting a fire in wood stove using a liquid to ignite it.

The liquid spilled and was ignited and spread.Fire crews put out the flames quickly, according to the fire chief.

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