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Posted on: February 27, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 1744 W 20th

For Immediate Release
February 27, 2015
Joplin Fire Department

Structure Fire, 24 February, 1744 W 20th, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded at 9:47 PM on Monday, 24 February, to a report of a structure fire at 1744 W 20th, Joplin. Arriving on scene at 9:53 PM crews found a small, vacant, one story wood frame residential structure with fire showing in the NW corner. Crews quickly extinguished the fire, determined that there were no other hot spots and declared it under control at 10:07 PM. Crews remained on scene until 11:00 PM.
The structure suffered significant soot damage throughout. The structure is owned by Thomas Coleman of 2202 S. Adele.
5 Fire units and 12 firefighters responded to the scene, as well as JPD and METS. No one was injured on the scene.
At this time the cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Fire Marshall.

Keith Stammer
Public Information Office
Joplin Fire Department

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