The Hannibal Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 420 Smith St. at 2:14 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 31.
After making initial entry, firefighters encountered fire in the kitchen area of the residence and had the fire extinguished within five to 10 minutes of arrival.
Two engines, two aerial apparatus, rescue, and a command vehicle responded to this fire.
Eight firefighters were on duty, and no additional firefighters were called in.
The Missouri State Fire Marshall’s office was called to investigate this fire, and it was determined to be accidental-electrical in nature.