FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 21, 2019
SUBJECT: Structure Fire, 1820 S Virginia Ave
CONTACT: James Furgerson
On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at 10:03 PM, the Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a house on fire at 1820 S Virginia Ave. The first crew arrived at 10:06 PM to find a single-story house with flames coming from the front door and window. Crews entered the structure and extinguished the fire. They remained on scene until 12:37 AM, Thursday, 21 November.
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.