Carport and cars burn at Mayflower Apartments in historic Murphysburg Neighborhood

Joplin Fire Dept are investigating the cause of the fire
MAYFLOWER APTS, JOPLIN, MO
MAYFLOWER APTS, JOPLIN, MO

JOPLIN, Mo. — Just before 9 p.m. Joplin Dispatch were alerted with reports of a fire in the 500 block S Moffett.

Joplin Fire, Joplin Police and METS ambulance responded.

Witnesses on our tipline contacting Joplin News First reported an explosion or “pop” and flames broke out under a carport behind the Mayflower Apartments, 602 W 5th, in the Historic Murphysburg Neighborhood.

An unknown amount of vehicles under the long carport of the building were on fire in the alley. The fire spread to the carport roof. 

No firefighters were injured.

Joplin Fire are investigating the cause of the fire.

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MAYFLOWER APTS, GOOGLE STREET VIEW, DATE UNKNOWN

MAYFLOWER APTS, GOOGLE STREET VIEW, DATE UNKNOWN