JOPLIN, Mo. — Saturday Morning just before 4:00 a.m. Joplin Emergency 911 Dispatch were alerted to reports of flames at a residence on the NE corner of 35th and McConnell in the Sunnyvale neighborhood.

Joplin Fire Department responded, with a mutual aid request to Redings Mill Fire Dept. Newton County Sheriffs Office, Joplin Police, Newton County Ambulance also responded to assist.

Joplin Fire command arrived to 2101 E. 35th St. announcing residence as a fully engulfed structure fire, defensive fire, requesting a second ladder truck. 

It’s not believed anyone lived in the residence. It’s not believed anyone was inside at the time of the fire. 

Deputy Fire Chief Andy Nimmo tells us no firefighters were injured. And the Joplin Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of the fire. 


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