FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 07, 2020
SUBJECT: Structure Fire, 1919 E 28th Street
CONTACT: James Furgerson
On Saturday December 05, 2020, at 11:35 AM, the Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 1919 E 28th St. The first crew arrived at 11:39 AM to find a one-story wood framed structure with heavy smoke coming from an attached garage. Crews attacked the fire, extinguished it, and then checked for any fire extension. The fire was declared under control at 12:03 PM. Crews remained on scene until 2:17 PM.
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 was ruled accidental.
For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820, ext. 1300.