Faulty attic detector activates Northwood alarm

From Local Sources

JASPER — Units of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department responded Thursday evening to an alarm activation at an assisted living apartment at Northwood Retirement Community, 400 Pleasant View Drive.

There was no fire associated with the 7:18 p.m. callout, according to Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang. Instead, he said, firefighters discovered a faulty attic detector.

Four trucks and 28 firefighters were on the scene 20 minutes.

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