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Posted on: January 27, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 3215 S Bedford Pl

For Immediate Release
January 27, 2014
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 3215 S Bedford, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported Structure Fire at 3215 S Bedford Place at 9:54 PM, Sunday, 26 January, 2014. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 10:00 PM to find a one story wood frame structure with an active attic fire. The NWS reports winds were estimated to be out of the north at 22 MPH with gusts to 36 MPH. The fire quickly became a defensive situation with crews leaving the structure and fighting the fire from the outside. The structure suffered extensive damage from fire, smoke and water. Crews remained on scene until 1:33 AM on Monday, 27 January. .
The home is owned by James Waddell.
No injuries were reported to either fire personnel or others in the area. 7 Joplin Fire units and 14 Joplin Fire personnel responded as well as JPD. Redings Mill FD assisted in the initial attack on the fire and stood by to help as needed.
The cause of the fire is under investigation as the time of this writing.
Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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