Firefighters answer residential alarm

From Local Sources

JASPER — Units of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department responded to an alarm activation Friday evening on the city’s east side.

Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang said there was no fire associated with the 5:59 p.m. run to the Maria Rojas property at 1439 Leopold St. Instead, he added, steam from a shower was found to have triggered an alarm.

Two trucks and 19 firefighters were on the scene 10 minutes.

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