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Posted on: January 29, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Structure Fire 5270-A E Sunny Acres Ln

For Immediate Release
January 29, 2014
Joplin Fire Department
Structure Fire, 5270-A E Sunny Acres Ln, Joplin, Mo.
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported Structure Fire at 5270-A E Sunny Acres Ln at 8:37 AM, Wednesday, 29 January, 2014. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 8:45 AM to find a single story wood framed duplex with heavy smoke showing from apartment A. Crews fought the fire in a bedroom and then checked the attic, declaring the fire out at 9:14 AM. There was extensive fire, smoke and water damage to a bedroom, and throughout the apartment. Crews remained on scene until 10:39 AM, Wednesday, 29 January.
The house was occupied at the time of the fire and the occupant escaped quickly. The occupant is Cecili Coggin. The Duplex is owned by Shoal Ridge Development.
No injuries were reported to either fire personnel or others in the area. 5 Joplin Fire units and 16 Joplin Fire personnel responded as well as JPD and METS. Duenweg FD provided a tanker for water.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation at the time of this writing.
Keith Stammer
Public Information Officer
Joplin Fire Department

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