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Posted on: December 10, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire, 1920 S Annie Baxter

For Immediate Release
December 07, 2012
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 1920 S Annie Baxter, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported Structure fire at 1920 S Annie Baxter at 1755 hours Friday evening, 07 December. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 1759 hours to find smoke and fire coming from a single story residential structure. The fire was extinguished and crews remained on scene until 2022. Fire and smoke damage was severe in nature and the house is currently uninhabitable. The home is owned by Tom Moore.
One person was transported by METS to Mercy Hospital.
5 Joplin Fire units and 18 Joplin Fire personnel responded, along with JPD and METS
The cause of the fire was improper use of a candle.

Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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