FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 21, 2019
SUBJECT: Structure Fire 1229 S Rangeline Rd
CONTACT: Keith Stammer, Public Information Officer
On Monday, 20 May 2019, at 6:56 PM the Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 1229 S Rangeline. While in route units observed heavy smoke showing from the USA Mattress building. The first fire crew arrived on scene at 7:00 PM. Crews extinguished the fire and overhauled the scene. Fire crews remained on scene until 8:58 PM.
There were no injuries to firefighting crews or civilians.
The Joplin Fire Department responded with 8 units and 20 personnel and was assisted by the Joplin Police Department and METS Ambulance Service.
The cause of fire was ruled accidental in nature.
For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820.