FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 13, 2019
SUBJECT: Structure Fire, 1831 W 7th Street (Woody’s Wood Fired Pizza)
CONTACT: James Furgerson
On Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 9:08 PM, the Joplin Fire Department responded to a report of a business structure fire at 1831 W 7th. The first crew arrived at 9:12 PM to find a single-story wood frame restaurant with heavy smoke showing from the all sides of the building. Crews entered the structure, found the fire in the kitchen area of the ceiling and extinguished the fire. They remained on scene until 10:58 PM.
The Joplin Fire Department responded with 6 units and 18 personnel. The Fire Department was assisted by METS Ambulance Service and the Joplin Police Department. There were no injuries to civilians or firefighting personnel.
The cause of the fire was ruled accidental.
For more information, contact the Joplin Fire Department at 623-0403 or 624-0820, ext. 1300.