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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Furgerson to retire from Fire Chief position

Joplin City Manager Nick Edwards announces the retirement of Joplin Fire Chief Jim Furgerson, effective June 7. 2021. Following his retirement from Joplin Furgerson has accepted a position with Missouri’s State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).

“We thank...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Structure Fire, 2421 S Florida Ave

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 5, 2020

 

 

SUBJECT:      Residential Structure Fire, 2421 S Florida Ave         

 

CONTACT:  &a...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

MSSU, City & Joplin Fire Dept. create regional fire academy

The College of Health Sciences at Missouri Southern State University has partnered with the Joplin Fire Department and the City of Joplin to create a regional fire academy.

The program will kick off this summer with the Fire I course, which will be offered...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Structure Fire, 1622 S New Hampshire

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 29, 2021

 

 

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire, 1622 S New Hampshire

 

CONTACT:    James Furgerson, Fire Chief

 

On Fri...

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