April 12, 2018 - Joaquin was the scene of a house fire Thursday, April 12, 2018 off Haslam Strip (U.S. Highway 84).
The Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department (JVFD) was dispatched to the scene at 12:15pm and the DeSoto Fire Department responded to the scene due to a mutual aid agreement with JVFD.
Flames breached the roof and were emanating from the middle of it when the firemen arrived. The firemen from both departments were able to extinguish the flames and prevent the fire from destroying the entire home.
At this time it's unknown what caused the fire. Additional information is pending from the Joaquin Volunteer Fire Department.