Jasper County, Missouri — Shortly after 11:15 pm on Friday, December 23, 2022, Jasper County E-911 was alerted to a report of a large store fire at 6446 CR 290.
Carl Junction Fire, Jasper County Deputies and METS Ambulance responded.
CJ Fire Command sounded Mutual Aid’s second and third alarms, calling for Oronogo Fire, Webb City Fire and Galena Fire. All emergency.
JT Performance Automotive is a road sign. A large sheet metal factory engulfed in flames. Numerous large garage bay doors with flames behind them all.
Our live video captures firefighters using a saw to cut through sheet metal to get inside. The roof had already collapsed when the cameras arrived.
Update with more information from Chief Perkins on the scene.
CR290 aka State Route JJ is closed to traffic as tankers move to the Jasper County Road District Water Tower at JJ and Fountain for refueling.