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Posted on: February 12, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Industrial Fire 601 N High

For Immediate Release
February 11, 2014
Joplin Fire Department
Industrial Fire, 601 N High, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported Industrial Fire at 601 N High, Tamko, at 9:05 PM, Tuesday, 11 February, 2014. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 9:09 PM to find smoke and flames coming from a pipe joint and from a filter unit in a separate building. Tamko personnel shut off the dampers to the piping which caused the fire to extinguish and the smoke to dissipate. Crews remained on scene until 10:26 PM.
No injuries were reported to either fire personnel or others in the area. 5 Joplin Fire units and 17 Joplin Fire personnel responded as well as JPD and METS.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation at the time of this writing.
Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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