FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 24, 2018
SUBJECT: Structure Fire 1815 S Ohio Ave.
CONTACT: Keith Stammer, Public Information Officer
On Tuesday, 24 July, 2018, at approximately 2:36 AM the Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a residential structure fire at 1815 S Ohio Ave. The first crew arrived on scene at 2:43 AM to find a one-story wood framed house with fire showing. Crews extinguished the fire and overhauled the scene. Fire crews remained on scene until 4:49 AM.
There were no injuries to firefighting crews or civilians. The house was unoccupied at the time of the fire.
The Joplin Fire Department responded with 5 units and 13 personnel and was assisted by the Joplin Police Department and METS Ambulance Service.
The cause of fire is under investigation.
For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820.