Around 0200 hours on the 24th of July, the Joplin Police and Fire Departments responded to the 900 block of S. Main. They were notified that a building on the Westside of Main in the 900 block had collapsed.
Emergency workers responded to the scene and are still on scene as they try to clear the road and make the area safe as the building is not stable and may collapse more.
Main Street from 7th to 10th has been closed as a result.
Corporal Dan Haskins
Joplin Police Department
303 E. 3rd
Joplin, MO 64801
417-623-3131 ext. 660