Smoke showing, former Holiday Inn Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. — Just after 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 2 reports of smoke showing from the former Holiday Inn Hotel, 3500 block Hammons Blvd alerted Joplin E-911.

Joplin Fire, Joplin Police, METS ambulance, Newton County Ambulance responded. Redings Mill Fire and MoDOT Emergency Response responded as mutual aid.

On scene we observed smoke visible from different windows of the large, vacant, empty structure.

Joplin Police tell us no one was observed or detained on the property.

We will update this article with more information from Joplin Fire Dept.

No firefighters were injured as they searched the building, opening windows to allow smoke ventilation.

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