FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 12, 2020
SUBJECT: Structure Fire, 1316 E Broadway St.
CONTACT: James Furgerson, Fire chief
On Monday November 11, 2019, at 12:43 PM, the Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a commercial structure fire at 1316 E Broadway St, aka Little Pigs BBQ. The first crew arrived at 10:47 PM to find a single-story commercial structure with smoke showing and flames coming from the cooking area. Crews entered the structure and extinguished the fire. They remained on scene until 00:57 AM Tuesday the 12th.
The Joplin Fire Department responded with 6 units and 17 personnel. The fire department was assisted by METS Ambulance Service and the Joplin Police Department. There were no injuries to civilians or firefighting personnel.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820, ext. 1300.