January 20, 2012

News Release

For Immediate Release

Missouri Hotel Fire Investigation Completed

The Springfield Fire Department has completed its investigation and final report on the fire that occurred Jan. 20 at the Missouri Hotel.

The fire originated in room 221 of the Missouri Hotel, specifically along the south wall of the room. Multiple electric devices were found in the area where the fire originated, but it cannot be determined which of these items specifically caused the fire. The building electrical system did not contribute to the cause of the fire. The fire will be listed as an accidental fire.

For more information, contact Phil Noah, Fire Marshall, (417) 864-1514.

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Springfield Fire Department

830 Boonville Ave., P.O. Box 8368, Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1500 • FAX: 417-864-1505 • springfieldmo.gov/fire