Firefighters called to Ferdinand hotel

From Local Sources

FERDINAND — Units of the Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department responded to a general fire alarm activation late Sunday night at the Comfort Inn, 123 Scenic Hills Court.

There was no fire associated with the 11:50 p.m. callout, according to Fire Chief John Hoppenjans. Instead, he said, firefighters believed a smoke detector in a third floor room was at fault.

The fire department successfully reset the system after ensuring there was no problem.

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

The Ferdinand Police Department assisted.

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