Fire at motel on Joplin’s South Rangeline

JOPLIN, Mo. — Monday afternoon just before 3:30 p.m. Joplin Dispatch were alerted to a room on fire at the best Western Oasis, 3508 S. Rangeline.

Joplin Fire, Joplin Police and Newton Co Ambulance responded. Redings Mill Fire were requested as mutual aid.

Room 149 located on the north side of the building. Flames and smoke were visible on Joplin Fire arrival as they were out for attack.

Deputy Chief Andy Nimmo tells us on scene the fire was contained to one room. It did not spread above or beside the room.

Fire was declared under control at 3:40 p.m. after the initial call of 3:27 p.m.

No one was located inside the room.

There were no reported injuries.

Joplin Fire is investigating the cause of the fire.

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