FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16, 2019
SUBJECT: Structure Fire 915 S Jefferson and 917 S Jefferson
CONTACT: Keith Stammer, Public Information Officer
On Monday, 15 July 2019, at 5:42 PM the Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 915 S Jefferson Ave. The initial report was a shed fire that was spreading to two houses – 915 S Jefferson and 917 S Jefferson. The first fire crew arrived on scene at 5:47 PM. Crews extinguished the fire at the shed and then moved to extinguish fires are both structures. Fire crews remained on scene until 9:00 PM.
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 was ruled accidental in nature.
For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820.