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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Medical Call, Jasper Products

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 30, 2018

SUBJECT:      Medical Call              

CONTACT:    Andy Nimmo, Deputy Fire Chief, Joplin Fire Department

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at approximately 10:18 PM the Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a medical situation at Jasper Products, 3877 E 27th. The first crew arrived on scene and were told of an approximately 50-year-old male who had fallen into a tank. Additional reports from the scene indicated a total of three people had fallen into a tank and were having difficulty breathing. JFD then initiated a successful rescue of the three people in the tank.   Units remained on scene until 11:57 PM

A total of eight people were transported to the hospital, including one firefighter.

The Joplin Fire Department responded with 5 units and 10 personnel and were assisted by the Joplin Police Department and METS Ambulance Service.

For any additional information, please contact Jasper Products.

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