Ferdinand firefighters respond to plant alarm

From Local Sources

FERDINAND — Units of the Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department responded to an alarm activation Wednesday afternoon at Jasper Seating, 435 Virginia St.

There was no fire associated with the 4:16 p.m. callout, according to Fire Chief John Hoppenjans. Instead, he added, firefighters and plant maintenance personnel located a faulty flow switch.

Maintenance staff fixed the issue and successfully reset the alarm system.

Three trucks and 18 firefighters were on the scene 15 minutes.

The Ferdinand Police Department assisted.

More on DuboisCountyHerald.com