Joplin Fire Dept will fly flags at four intersections for Cpl Ben Cooper procession

MT VERNON FIRE DEPT RAISE FLAG AT BROADWAY AND ST LOUIS, JOPLIN. IMAGE ASHLEY REEVES.
MT VERNON FIRE DEPT RAISE FLAG AT BROADWAY AND ST LOUIS, JOPLIN. IMAGE ASHLEY REEVES.

JOPLIN, Mo. — Joplin Fire Dept release details of flag locations for Tuesday that could hamper traffic.

Area fire departments will be assisting them as there are four locations along processional route for fallen Joplin Police Cpl Ben Cooper.

  • St. Louis and Broadway
  • 17th and Main
  • 20th and Rangeline (eastbound turn lane going south on to Rangeline)
  • 13th and Duquesne

Setup for these flags will likely result in some brief road closures and shut down of some lanes of traffic.  Please be careful in these areas and watch for our personnel that will be working to get these set up.  Set up time will be from 2pm-3pm.” — JOPLIN FIRE