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Posted on: October 2, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 216 N Moffet

For Immediate Release
October 02, 2013
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 216 N Moffet, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire at 216 N Moffet. Time of call was 0528 hours on Wednesday morning, 02 October. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 0533 hours. The two occupants were out of the house, stating they woke up and the house was on fire. The fire was contained to a closet. Crews remained on scene until 0710 hours.
6 Joplin Fire units and 16 Joplin Fire personnel responded, along with the JPD, and METS. The house is occupied by Jayson Haase and owned by David Pelsue. No one was injured on the scene.
The cause of fire was determined to be a battery backup attached to an electric guitar in the closet.

Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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