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Posted on: November 17, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 3111 S. Pearl, Joplin

For Immediate Release
November 17, 2013
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 3111 S Pearl, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported Structure fire at 3111 S Pearl Street at 5:08 AM Sunday. November 17, 2013. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 5:13 AM to find a fully involved shed on fire in the backyard of the address. A vehicle that was parked 3 feet from the north side of the shed was also burned. Fire crews had to avoid a downed electric line in the alley in order to extinguish both the shed and the vehicle.
The fire was declared under control at 5:22 AM and the fire was declared out at 5:30 AM. Crews stayed on scene until 6:45 AM. Both the shed and vehicle were a total loss.
6 fire vehicles and 17 firefighters responded to the scene, along with JPD. There were no injuries at the scene.
The cause of the fire is currently being investigated.

Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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