November 16, 2013
Structure Fire,103 North Wall, Joplin, Mo.
The JoplinFire Department responded to a reported Structure fire at 103 North Wall St at 1:26am Saturday November 16, 2013. Fire crews arrived on the scene at 1:29 am tofind heavy fire and smoke conditions from the front of the two story residentialapartment structure. Due to the heavy fire and smoke conditions Firefightersrescued one resident from a second story apartment using ladders.
The fire wasdeclared under control at 2:08 am and declared out at 2:55 am. Fire and smoke damagewas severe in nature and the building is uninhabitable.
The buildingis owned by Charles Ziulkowski of rural Joplin and the former single familystructure had been converted to four apartments and each apartment was occupiedat the time of the fire.
One occupantwas injured and they were transported to Freeman Hospital by METS Ambulance,There were no injuries to fire personnel. 6 Joplin Fire units and 21 Joplin Firepersonnel responded.
The cause ofthe fire is currently being investigated.
Joplin Fire Department