Joplin Fire Responds has Very Large Amount of Calls for Service in One Month

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The Joplin Fire Department has responded to more than 2,200 calls for service in just three months.

They’ say it’s a big increase in years past.

From the department: “March was a very busy month for Joplin Firefighters as they responded to 827 requests for assistance (average of 27 responses per day).

This is the largest monthly response total in at least the last four years.For the current year we are currently 7% above last year’s call volume in the same time period.”

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