Construction activity triggers alarm

From Local Sources

JASPER — Units of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department responded to a Monday afternoon alarm activation at St. Thomas Properties, 616 W. 13th St.

There was no fire associated with the 4:28 p.m. run, according to Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang. Instead, he added, paint fumes from construction work were found to have triggered the system.

Three trucks were on the scene 15 minutes.

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