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Posted on: October 15, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Shed Fire, 2810 S Kansas

For Immediate Release
October 13, 2012
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 2810 S Kansas, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 2810 S Kansas, at 2010 hours Saturday evening. Fire crews arrived on scene to find an unattached shed in the back yard with moderate smoke and small flames coming from the rear interior wall. Firefighters put out the fire and turned off the power to the shed. There was minor damage to the shed. Crews cleared the scene at 2050 hours.
A total of 2 trucks and 9 firefighters worked the scene. No one was injured at the scene.
The cause of the fire was determined to be a failed electrical outlet.

Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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