FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 13, 2018
SUBJECT: Structure Fire 620 S Moffet Ave.
- CONTACT: Keith Stammer, Public Information Officer
- The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported fire at a vacant structure, 620 S Moffet Ave., on Sunday, 13 May, at 1:01 PM. The first crew arrived at 1:05 PM and found a three-story wood framed house with smoke showing from the attic. Firefighters made an interior attack and extinguished the main source of the fire, as well as various hot spots. Crews remained on scene until 3:09 PM.
- The house was unoccupied at the time of the fire. There were no injuries to civilians or firefighting crews.
- The Fire Department responded with 6 apparatus and 14 personnel and was assisted by the Joplin Police Department and METS Ambulance Service.
- The cause of fire was is still under investigation by the Joplin Fire Marshall and JPD.
- For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820 ext. 1300.