Fire department makes 2 weekend runs

From Local Sources

JASPER — Units of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department made two brief weekend runs, but neither involved an active fire.

The first call, at 11:45 a.m. Friday, was to Legacy Living of Jasper, 1850 W. State Road 56.

Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang said firefighters discovered cleaning staff accidentally triggered a pull-station alarm.

Two trucks were briefly at the scene.

Then, at 2:57 a.m. Sunday, the department was called to Fairfield Inn and Suites, 333 River Centre Landing.

Hochgesang said nothing was found and it was a false alarm of unknown origin.

Three trucks and 21 firefighters were on the scene 15 minutes.

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