Firefighters called to Ferdinand hotel

From Local Sources

FERDINAND — Units of the Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department were called to an alarm activation Monday at the Comfort Inn, 123 Scenic Hills Court.

There was no fire associated with the 11:19 a.m. callout, according to Fire Chief John Hoppenjans. Instead, he added, the issue was traced to steam from a shower in a third-floor room tripping a detector.

Firefighters cleaned the detector and successfully reset the system.

Four trucks and eight firefighters were on the scene 20 minutes.

The Ferdinand Police Department assisted.

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