The Joplin Fire Department responded
to a structure at 2621 E Xenia on Monday January 9, 2017 at 8:52 PM. The first
arriving crew arrived at 8:56 PM and found a single story wood frame residence
with light smoking coming from the residence. Fire crews made a quick attack
and were able to confine the fire to the basement and extinguish it quickly.
Fire was brought under control 9:15 PM and completely extinguished at 9:30 PM.
Crews did primary and secondary searches of the residence and found that all
occupants were accounted for.
There were no injuries to civilians
or firefighting crews. The fire department responded with 7 apparatus and 25
personnel. The fire department was assisted by the Joplin Police Department and
METS Ambulance Service. The fire was investigated by the Joplin Fire Department
and determined to be electrical in nature.
For more information, contact the Joplin
Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820 ext. 1300.