Construction dust triggers detector

JASPER — Units of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department responded to an alarm activation at a residence Thursday afternoon.

There was no fire associated with the 1:53 p.m. callout to the Ryan and Ashley Downes residence at 1305 W. 15th St., according to Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang. Instead, he added, construction work created dust that triggered a detector.

Three trucks and 18 firefighters were on the scene 10 minutes.

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