FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 21, 2017
SUBJECT: Structure Fire at 3510 S Rangeline
- CONTACT: Keith Stammer, Joplin Fire Department
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at the Econolodge, 3510 S Rangeline, on Tuesday, 21 November, at 4:44 AM. Crews arrived on scene at 4:48 AM. On arrival fire personnel found a two-story hotel with fire showing from the second floor. JPD and hotel employees had already begun evacuation of all occupants. JFD personnel assisted in the evacuation and simultaneously attacked and extinguished the fire. The fire was contained to the room of origin, #225, and there were no injuries. Crews remained on scene until 7:12 AM.
JFD responded with 6 apparatus and a total of 19 personnel. Assistance was provided by the Redings Mill Fire Department, METS, Newton County Ambulance and the JPD.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820 ext. 1300.
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