FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 14, 2016
SUBJECT: Structure Fire at 719 S Indiana
- CONTACT: James Furgerson, Fire Chief, Joplin Fire Department
- The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 719 S Indiana on Wednesday, 14 December, at 9:20 PM. The first crew arrived at 9:24 PM and found a single story wood framed residential structure with smoke and fire showing. Fire crews made a quick attack on the fire and were able to confine the fire to the kitchen and a bedroom. Crews remained on scene until 11:54 PM.
- The structure was occupied by Elizabeth Kinnaird and two toddlers. All were able to exit before the fire spread.
- There were no injuries to civilians or firefighting crews.
- The fire department responded with 6 apparatus and 17 personnel and was assisted by the Joplin Police Department and METS Ambulance Service.
- The fire remains under investigation at this time.
For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820 ext. 1300.