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Posted on: November 13, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 1323 E Broadway

For Immediate Release
November 13, 2012
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 1323 E Broadway, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 1323 E Broadway, at 1730 hours Monday night. Fire crews arrived on scene to find a wood framed residential structure with smoke coming from the back side of the house. Firefighters entered the house and extinguished the fire in a bedroom. The house suffered extensive smoke and heat damage. Crews remained on scene until 1944 hours.
A total of 5 trucks and 18 firefighters worked the scene. JPD and METS were on standby. The American Red Cross was notified to aid the occupants. No one was injured at the scene.
The cause of the fire was determined to be a candle.

Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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