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Posted on: February 15, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Industrial Fire, 1220 W Murphy Blvd, American Fibrex

For Immediate Release
February 15, 2014
Joplin Fire Department
Industrial Fire, 1220 W Murphy Blvd, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported Industrial Fire at 1220 W Murphy Blvd, American Fibrex, at 10:51 AM, Saturday, 15 February, 2014. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 10:58 AM to find a large three story industrial complex with light smoke showing. An employee stated there were small fires on top of the ovens which had been extinguished. Fire crews found a few other small fires and hot spots which they extinguished. Crews remained on scene until 1:42 PM.
No injuries were reported to either fire personnel or others in the area. 7 Joplin Fire units and 17 Joplin Fire personnel responded as well as JPD and.
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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