Firefighters called to former Carson’s store

From Local Sources

JASPER — Units of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department responded Tuesday morning to an alarm activation at the former Carson’s store at 3875 N. Newton St.

There was no fire associated with the 8:15 a.m. callout, according to Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang. Instead, he added, a construction worker cutting concrete triggered the alarm system

The department store in the Germantown Shopping Center closed late last summer. In late December, Germantown owner Regency Properties announced a T.J. Maxx will open in part of the former Carson’s space this coming September.

Two trucks and 18 firefighters were on the scene 15 minutes

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