FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 06, 2018
SUBJECT: Structure Fire 1605 S Minnesota Ave
CONTACT: Keith Stammer, Public Information Officer
On Thursday, 05 July, 2018, at approximately 10:46 PM the Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 1605 S Minnesota Ave. The first crew arrived on scene at 10:50 PM to find a detached garage heavily involved, behind a house at that address. Crews extinguished the fire and overhauled the scene. Fire crews remained on scene until 1:01 AM.
There were no injuries to firefighting crews or civilians.
The Joplin Fire Department responded with 6 units and 17 personnel and was assisted by the Joplin Police Department and METS Ambulance Service.
The cause of fire is being investigated.
For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820.