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Posted on: February 19, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 2031 S Pearl

For Immediate Release
February 19, 2013
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 2031 S Pearl, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at a multifamily dwelling at 2031 S Pearl. Time of call was 1049 hours Sunday morning, 17 February. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 1052 hours to find some exterior window trim smoking at a single window in Apartment #2. It was determined that a discarded cigarette had landed on the wood window trim and caused the fire. The fire was extinguished and a fan was used to remove the smoke.
1 Joplin Fire units and 4 Joplin Fire personnel responded, along with JPD. No one was injured on the scene. Crews remained on scene until 1139 hours.
The cause of the fire was discarded smoking material.

Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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