FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 29, 2021
SUBJECT: Structure Fire, 1622 S New Hampshire
CONTACT: James Furgerson, Fire Chief
On Friday, 26 March 2021, at 8:21 PM the Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 1622 S New Hampshire Ave. The first crew arrived at 8:27 PM to find a single-story structure with heavy smoke showing. Crews attacked the fire, extinguished it, and then checked for any fire extension. Crews remained on scene until 9:53 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. No one was injured on the scene.
The cause of the fire was ruled accidental.
For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820, ext. 1300.