The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

July 29, 2013

Home destroyed in rural area of Newton County

A fire Saturday night destroyed a residence on Goldfinch Road in Newton County, according to the Redings Mill Fire Department.

Firefighters from Redings Mill, Neosho and the Seneca city and rural fire protection district departments responded at 10:16 p.m. to a report of a fire at the home of Marvin and Michelle White.

Deputy Chief Michael White (no relation) of the Redings Mill Fire Department said the residence was in flames when firefighters arrived. The occupants were not home at the time, and no injuries were reported, he said.

The deputy fire chief said the cause of the fire remains undetermined, but it is believed to have started in the kitchen of the home. The occupants were being assisted by family members in finding shelter in the aftermath, he said.

1
Text Only
Crime & Courts
Local News
Sports
Facebook
Poll

Given that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that electronic devices and communications are protected from searches and seizure without a warrant, do you think Missouri needs Amendment 9 added to its constitution?

A. Yes.
B. No.
     View Results
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
NDN Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow