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Posted on: March 28, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 1726 S Moffet

For Immediate Release
March 26, 2016
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 1726 S Moffet, Joplin, MO.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1726 S Moffet at 2:20 PM, Saturday, 26 March, 2016. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 2:26 PM to find a one story wood framed two family dwelling with the porch fully involved and collapsed, as well as fire extending into the structure through the front doors and up the metal roof. Fire in the front rooms of both duplexes was controlled via a direct attack on the rooms, ceiling and attic.
Crews remained on scene until 4:25 PM. The house is owned by Denny Oakes, 6069 gold Finch Rd.
No injuries were reported to either fire personnel or bystanders. 6 Joplin Fire units and 17 Joplin Fire personnel responded, as well as JPD and METS.
The cause of the fire was ruled accidental, misuse of smoking materials.
Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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