FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 30, 2020
SUBJECT: Structure Fire, 127 W 38th
CONTACT: James Furgerson
On Monday, November 30, 2020, at 10:10 AM, the Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a fully involved structure fire at 127 W 38th. The first crew arrived at 10:16 AM to find a three story, wood frame residential structure with heavy fire and smoke showing. Crews attacked the fire, extinguished it and then had to tear down walls to find hot spots. The building appeared to be a total loss. Crews remained on scene until 2:13 PM.
The Joplin Fire Department responded with 6 units and 17 personnel. The Fire Department was assisted by METS Ambulance Service and the Joplin Police Department, as well as the Redings Mill FD. There were no injuries to civilians or firefighting personnel.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820, ext. 1300.