Authorities investigate possible arson in Joplin

An overnight fire leaves a former Joplin laundromat with damage. Authorities say it may be arson.

On Friday night, Joplin firefighters worked to contain a blaze on the 800 block of West 2nd Street.

Officials say a mattress was set on fire inside the vacant building, charring the inside.

The fire is still under investigation.

No injuries were reported.


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