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Posted on: May 27, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 626 S Picher

For Immediate Release
May 27, 2015
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 626 S Picher, Joplin, MO.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 626 S Picher, at 6:16 PM, Wednesday, 27 May, 2015. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 6:21 PM to find an unoccupied residential structure with heavy smoke and flames showing from the street side. Crews immediately called for a second alarm and then moved to extinguish the fire. Crews declared the fire under control at 6:57 PM and remain on scene at the time of this writing.
Ownership and occupant information is currently unavailable. No one was in the structure at the time of the fire.
No injuries were reported to either fire personnel or others in the area. 5 Joplin Fire units and 18 Joplin Fire personnel responded as well as JPD and METS.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Fire Marshall.
Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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