Several area firefighters battled a 2-story apartment fire today/yesterday at 238 S. Sprigg St. at the intersection of Good Hope Street. A Cape Girardeau Fire Department spokesman says occupants of the apartment were outside as firefighters worked. The fire was believed to be mostly on the 2nd story. The cause is unknown and no injuries have been reported at this time. Several area fire departments were on scene, including East County, Sikeston, Gordonville, Scott City and Jackson. Also the Cape County Private Ambulance Service and the Salvation Army were on scene to assist.