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Posted on: June 21, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 1216 C Street, Joplin

For Immediate Release
June 21, 2016
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 1216 C Street, Joplin, MO.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1215 C Street at 12:30 PM Tuesday, 21 June. Crews arrive on scene at 12:34 PM to find a 2500 sq. ft. metal building with brown smoke showing from the roof area. A roof vent was removed and crews extinguished the fire inside.
Crews remained on scene until 2:02 PM. The structure is owned by Eagle Picher.
No injuries were reported to either fire personnel or bystanders. 5 Joplin Fire units and 22 Joplin Fire personnel responded, as well as JPD and METS.
The cause of the fire was rules accidental, caused by an overheated mixing machine.
Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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