Fire Department

Posted on: February 13, 2017

Joplin Fire Department releases 2016 Annual Report

The Joplin Fire Department has released its 2016 Annual Report. The document provides an overview of each division in the department and highlights various projects throughout the year. With more than 8,200 calls for service the firefighters assisted in fires, rescues, medical emergencies, hazardous material spills and public service requests.

One of the highlights this year was the Fire Department’s ISO (Insurance Services Office) rating was moved to a 2 classification from a 3 category that it held for several years.  

“I am proud of our department for this accomplishment,” said Fire Chief Furgerson. “Improvement to the ISO rating is a direct result of added personnel, stations, and the addition of a formal training facility. We will continue to work towards maintaining and improving our ISO rating as it ensures lower insurance rates for the citizens and businesses in Joplin.”

To view the Annual report, click on the link at the end of this article.

To view 2016 Fire Department's Annual Report...
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in Fire Department

Structure Fire 227 N Cox Ave

Posted on: April 18, 2017

Structure Fire, 230 N Walnut Ave

Posted on: April 18, 2017

Dryer Fire 4420 S Annie Ridge Rd

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Structure Fire 605 S St. Louis Ave

Posted on: March 22, 2017