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Posted on: January 7, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 1248 S Roosevelt Ave

For Immediate Release
January 01, 2014
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 1248 S Roosevelt Ave, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported Structure Fire at 1248 S Roosevelt Ave at 2:51 PM Wednesday, 01 January, 2014. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 2:54 PM to find light smoke coming from a small vent in the attic of a two story wood framed residential structure. A small mattress fire was discovered in a bedroom. The fire was quickly extinguished and the smoke was allowed to clear out. There was light smoke damage to the room of origin and light water damage to the floor. Crews remained on scene until 12:07 PM.
Home ownership information is not available at this time.
No injuries were reported to either fire personnel or others in the area. 6 Joplin Fire units and 18 Joplin Fire personnel responded as well as JPD and METS.
The cause of the fire was still under investigation at the time of this writing.
Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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