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Rollover as two vehicles collide in Webb City on Madison

WEBB CITY, Mo. — About 4:55 p.m. Wednesday afternoon November 23, 2022 reports of a two vehicle crash with rollover at Fountain and Madison alerted Webb City E-911.

Webb City Fire, METS ambulance, Webb City Police responded.

On scene we learn there were no serious injuries. Not all information was available as some people involved had walked into the Freeman Neighborhood Medicine Clinic at the intersection.

We will update this article here with more information as it becomes available.

The roadway was cleared about 5:50 p.m. to all traffic.

Comer’s Wrecker and Xtreme Towing removed the crashed vehicles.

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Duplex burns in Carl Junction, frigid high winds

CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — About 1:40 p.m. Friday reports along Fir Road in Carl Junction of a residential structure fire alerted CJFIRE Dept.

Carl Junction Fire, METS ambulance and Carl Junction Police responded.

1008 and 1010 Southgate Circle, two large 3-bed, 2-bath, 2-car garage dwellings.

31° currently and the wind chill makes it feel like 19°.

Almost before CJ Fire arrived mutual aid was requested of Joplin Fire and Webb City Fire.

The large duplex is located on Southgate Circle which runs parallel to Fir Road on the southern edge of the Briarbrook Neighborhood.

Red Cross has been requested to respond to assist the families involved.

Carl Junction Fire Chief Joe Perkins has requested assistance from the Missouri State Fire Marshal for investigation.

One firefighter was treated on the scene for an unknown issue.

KOAM’s Shannon Becker is on the scene. Watch for updates.

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Webb City Police close roads surrounding police station, bomb squad summoned

WEBB CITY, Mo. – About 11:27 a.m.  Wednesday morning, November 2, 2022 Chief Don Melton of the Webb City Police Dept says a citizen brought what appears to be an old rusty bomb to the police department.

He tells KOAM’s Shannon Becker they cleared their building, the area and closed down streets.

“Individual from the community brought what appeared to be an unexploded military ordnance to the Webb City Police Department,” Chief Melton states. “The individual had found the ordnance while cleaning out a building in Webb City and had left the item in his vehicle on the parking lot of the police department.”

He said they summoned the Springfield Fire Dept Bomb Squad to assist with the situation. They arrived on scene about 2:15 p.m.

At 2:45 p.m. the all-clear was announced to the small crowd of onlookers that had gathered about a block away.

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The bomb was inert.

The area was cleared to all traffic just before 3 p.m.

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Massive structure fire spreads from building to building in Carthage, Mo.

CARTHAGE, Mo. — About 7:45 p.m. Saturday evening reports of a commercial structure fire at 100 Grant, NE of the square alerted Jasper County E-911.

First reported on fire was a former sheet metal and lumber business. The fire spread to Carthage oldest Latino Church, Iglesia Christiana at 122 Grant.

Carthage Fire immediately requested support from these departments and others:

  • Avilla Fire
  • Webb City Fire
  • Carterville Fire
  • Duenweg Fire
  • Jasper Mo. Fire

Meteorologist Doug Heady states winds today were gusting up to 55 mph. You can obviously see in our live! report the flames were exacerbated by the high winds.

Chief Ryan Huntley tells us on scene they requested the State Fire Marshals office to assist in their investigation. He also says no firefighters were injured fighting the fire.

The fire was under control just after 10 p.m.

Carthage Firefighters will have a long night. About 11:45 p.m. heavy equipment was arriving to take down portions of roof and walls that are dangerous.

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Duenweg Fire extinguish electrical fire at RealPro Realtors

DUQUESNE, Mo. — Just before 9:30 p.m. Sunday night an unknown alarm call summoned Duenweg Fire Dept to a commercial business, RealPro Realtors at 3800 E 20th.

Duenweg Fire say on arrival they saw smoke coming from the east side of the building.

Fire Chief Howard Reding tells us it was an electrical fire that was in the wall and spread into the ceiling area. He says the business was closed, no one was in the building.

Joplin Fire Dept, Webb City Fire and Redings Mill Fire assisted Duenweg as automatic mutual aid, which is protocol on a building of this size.

Chief Reding tells us also no firefighters were injured.

Liberty Utilities turned off electric service to the building until repairs can be made.

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Auto shop burns on Main Street in Webb City, Mo.

WEBB CITY, Mo. — About 4:30 p.m. Friday reports of a commercial structure fire at 501 N Main alerted Webb City 911.

Webb City Fire, METS ambulance and Webb City Police responded. Joplin Fire and Oronogo Fire were requested via auto-mutual aid. Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies and Oronogo Police.

Witnesses tell Joplin News First Fire and smoke was pouring out of the structure. Smoke could be seen up to a mile away.

C.B.D. AUTO+ is an interesting name but it has nothing to do with CBD oil we were told. On their FB page it is just by chance the owners last names make the LLC name. They do not sell CBD products here.

Webb City Battalion Chief Jeremy Denton tells us on scene employees were working on a vehicle inside the building bay and fire erupted. They were unable to get two vehicles out, both burned.

B.C. Denton says that no workers were injured and no firefighters.

With the temperature at 95° it actually felt like it was over 100°. METS ambulance were busy passing out water to everyone on the scene and checking on firefighters.

The building interior appears to be a total loss.

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Webb City house fire, Missouri State Fire Marshal assists investigation

WEBB CITY, Mo. — Sunday night just before 11:30 p.m. reports of a structure fire alerted Webb City 911 to 614 N Walker in the city limits.

Webb City Police, Webb City Fire, and METS ambulance responded emergency. Automatic mutual aid summoned Oronogo Fire and Joplin Fire for assistance.

The single story, wood framed structure was described as fully-involved on first arrival.

614 N Walker, Google Street View, 2020. 

12 mph winds to the south pushed the smoke making visibility difficult on the south side of the structure.

Authorities on scene tell us the resident was not home at the time of the fire.

Shortly after midnight the fire was under control.

The Missouri State Fire Marshal was requested to assist with investigation.

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