Cigarette butt container burns at office

From Local Sources

JASPER — A cigarette butt container burned Monday afternoon outside the Department of Child Services office at 1045 Wernsing Road.

Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang said the fire was out when members of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department arrived after the 3:57 p.m. callout, but some siding on the building was melted during the incident.

One truck and 18 firefighters were on the scene 10 minutes.

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