Joplin Fire battle house fire in Blendville Neighborhood, frigid temperatures

1702 S Annie Baxter, fire call was just before 5 p.m. Wednesday.
1702 S ANNIE BAXTER, JOPLIN
1702 S ANNIE BAXTER, JOPLIN

JOPLIN, Mo. – Just before 5 p.m. Joplin Dispatch were alerted to reports of a house fire at 1702 S Annie Baxter.  Neighbors reported the fire was on the front porch.

Joplin Fire, Joplin Police and METS ambulance responded.

Joplin Fire sounded a 2nd alarm after officers on the scene reported flames and smoke were visible.

We are told on scene everyone was out of the residence safely.

Battling the fire is no easy task since temps were at 14°, 15-20 mph winds makes the wind chill make it feel like zero.

We will update with more information as it becomes available from fire officials.

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