FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 31, 2017
SUBJECT: Structure Fire at 2202 S Connor
- CONTACT: Keith Stammer, Joplin Fire Department
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 2202 S Connor Ave, on Wednesday, 31 May, at 12:59 PM. The first crew arrived at 1:06 PM. On arrival fire personnel found a two-story residential structure with smoke coming out of the eaves. The fire originated in the west wall of a bathroom on the first floor, near a breaker box. Crews extinguished the fire and remained on scene until 5:02 PM.
- There were no injuries to civilians or firefighting crews. Ownership information is not available now.
- The Fire Department responded with 6 apparatus and 20 personnel and was assisted by the Joplin Police Department and METS Ambulance Service. The American Red Cross assisted the residents.
- The fire was investigated by the Fire Marshal and found to be electrical in nature.
For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820 ext. 1300.
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