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Sikeston residence destroyed in blaze

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

SIKESTON -- A Wednesday morning fire destroyed a Sikeston home.

Sikeston Department of Public Safety received a call at 9:22 a.m. Wednesday of a fire at the residence located at the 400 block of Prosperity Street, according to Lt. Bill Mygatt. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 9:35 a.m. and completely extinguished shortly before 10 a.m.

No one was home at the time of the fire; however, a kitten was safely brought out from the structure, Mygatt said.

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