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Posted on: August 11, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 7502 E 26th St

For Immediate Release
August 10, 2016
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 7502 E 26th St., Joplin, MO. - Hampshire Pet Products
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a commercial fire alarm, 7502 E 26th St., at 9:29 AM, Wednesday, 10 August. Crews arrived on scene at 9:40 AM to find a three story manufacturing facility with smoke and heat in the hammer mill and bag house. Flames in the area where extinguished and ventilated.
Crews remained on scene until 11:56 AM.
No injuries were reported to either fire personnel or bystanders. 5 Joplin Fire units and 14 Joplin Fire personnel responded, as well as JPD and METS.
The cause of the fire was a buildup of flour in the hammer mill on the screens as the machine operated.
Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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