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.




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