Home under construction on S. Bird Avenue damaged by fire

S Bird Ave Fire

The Joplin Fire Department responded to a second house fire on Saturday night, January 11th.

According to officials, the call came at 9:28 P.M. from a neighbor about a fire in a home on South Bird Avenue.

The home was under construction and it is unknown if anyone was inside at the time of the fire.

Officials say the fire was under control at 10:38 P.M.

A firefighter did suffer minor injuries but was treated and released.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.