Structure Fire, 707 N Sergeant, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 707 N Sergeant at 1712 hours Tuesday. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 1714 hours to find heavy smoke and flames coming from an unattached garage facing the alley. Crews had the fire under control at 1722 hours and declared it out at 1738 hours. The garage suffered extensive damage.
The house is owned by Devin and Courtny Hurn. Mr. Devin and their children were home at the time of the fire. JPD evacuated them from the home.
There were no injuries during the incident. 3 Joplin Fire units and 12 Joplin Fire personnel responded, as well as JPD and METS.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.