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Friday, July 06, 2012
Fire damages storage building at Sunny Jim Park
(From the Joplin Fire Department)
The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported Structure fire at 715 East 20th Street at 23:40 hrs. last night. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 23:45 hrs. to find heavy smoke and fire involvement coming from a Storage and Restroom building at the Sunny Jim Little league ball park. The fire caused heavy smoke and fire damage to the Structure. The fire was brought under control at 23:56 hrs.
The facility is owned and operated by the Joplin South Little league. The facility was not occupied at the time of the fire.
There were no injuries to fire crews during the incident. 6 Joplin Fire units and 18 Joplin Fire personnel responded.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.