Two people were injured in a house fire Friday morning in Shoal Creek Village south of Joplin.

The Joplin and Redings Mill fire departments responded to the 6:21 a.m. fire at 408 W. 44th St. and found a two-story house in flames.

A 45-year-old male occupant and a 76-year-old female were taken to Mercy Hospital Joplin for treatment of smoke inhalation and burns. Their names were being withheld pending completion of a state investigation of the fire.


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