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Posted on: December 29, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 1518 S Missouri Ave

For Immediate Release
December 27, 2014
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 1518 S Missouri, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded at 1:48 AM on Saturday, 27 December, to a report of a structure fire at 1518 S Missouri Ave, Joplin. Upon arrival crews found heavy smoke and flame coming from a small one story wood frame alley apartment. Crews quickly extinguished the fire, declaring it under control at 2:11 AM. Crews remained on scene until 3:41 AM.
The apartment is owned by Chris Munez and rented by Nancy and Paul Rosenbury. No one was in the apartment at the time of the fire.
6 Fire units and 15 firefighters responded to the scene, as well as JPD, and METS. No one was injured on the scene.
The cause of the fire was ruled incendiary in nature. It remains under investigation by the Joplin Fire Marshall.
Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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