Weekend house fire in Jasper, Mo. ruled accidental

Jasper Fire and Rescue investigation assisted by Missouri State Fire Marshal on Sunday
305 Grand, Jasper, Mo.

JASPER, Mo. — Just after 5 p.m. Sunday reports of a structure fire in Jasper, 300 block Grand Ave, alerted Jasper County E911.

Jasper Fire and Rescue, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies, Mercy Carthage responded. Tri-Cities Fire and Carthage Fire responded as mutual aid.

The one story residential structure, 305 Grand, was reported to have heavy smoke showing.

Authorities tell us no one was home at the time of the fire. 

The Missouri State Fire Marshal was summoned to assist with investigation.

On Monday we spoke with Jasper Fire Chief J.R. Good. He said the fire has been ruled accidental. The damage to the interior was extensive as the utilities were shut off from the residence until repairs and inspections could occur.

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