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Posted on: December 6, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 436 N Main

For Immediate Release
December 06, 2013
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 436 N Main Street, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported Structure Fire at 436 N Main Street at 2:58 AM Friday, December 06, 2013. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 3:02 AM to find heavy smoke and fire coming from a one-story single family dwelling. It was first reported that two people might be inside, but after investigation it was determined that no one was home at the time of the fire. The house was a total loss.
The fire was declared under control at 3:51 AM and declared out at 6:11 AM. Crews remained on scene until 08:37 AM.
The building is owned by James Krudwig of Webb City and rented by Terrence Boaz.
No injuries were reported to either fire personnel or others in the area. 6 Joplin Fire units and 18 Joplin Fire personnel responded. JPD blocked Main Street during fire operations and METS stood by if needed. The Red Cross was called to assist with any needs of the occupants.
The cause of the fire was determined to be electrical failure.
Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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