(HANNIBAL)—No injuries are reported following an early morning fire at 1514 Pleasant in Hannibal. Occupants of the house, Richard and Holly Bergheger, noticed smoke and escaped without injury. Firefighters arrived at 3:53 a.m. to find a small fire in a basement bedroom. By 4:30 a-m… firefighters were using smoke ejectors to clear the house and they were checking the basement area for hot spots.
Investigators determined the fire was accidental and electrical in nature.