Two Fires In Mexico In 12 Hours

Two fires twelve hours apart in Mexico yesterday (Monday) afternoon and early this (Tuesday) morning keep Mexico Public Safety busy.

The first call was on Rock Springs Drive at 4:11 yesterday (Monday) afternoon for a structure fire.

Officers found a small area of grass on fire that had extended to the siding of the house causing moderate fire damage to the siding.

The resident was burning yard waste, thought they had it out and left it unattended.


The second call was at 4:09 this (Tuesday) morning in the 500 block of South Clark for a self-storage unit fire.

Responding personnel found fire coming from the west end of the building.

The fire was extinguished with seventeen units and their contents receiving damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office and anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 800-392-TIPS.

No injuries were reported in either incident.