JOPLIN, Mo. — About 1:10 AM Joplin Fire Department began receiving calls regarding a structure fire, 1000 bk south Indiana. Joplin Police, METS Ambulance and Joplin Fire Department were dispatched.
Joplin Fire Department with reports of heavy fire alerted a second group of apparatus sounding the second alarm.
In our live video the fire is located behind the structures in the backyard. And as you can see in this Google image the numerous items stored outside. However it spread to the other areas. Investigation will have to prove how or where the fire began. These are mere observations.
Everyone exited the home safely. There were no injuries to occupants of the property.
This was a shop/work shed at the back of this residence. Although it did not burn the house, it suffered extensive damage. Fueling the huge flames a neighbor told us paint and other supplies could have been located inside. However due to the late hour that was not confirmed.
2:00 AM reports were that the fire is under control.
More information as will be released as soon as it becomes available.