Duplex burns in Carl Junction, frigid high winds

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