Firefighters respond to sprinkler flow alarm

From Local Sources

JASPER — Units of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department responded to an alarm activation Monday evening at Memorial Lodge, 2590 S. Newton St.

There was no fire associated with the 7:43 p.m. callout at the former horse barn and arena owned by Memorial Hospital Foundation, according to Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang.

The callout was determined to involve a faulty valve on the sprinkler system, Hochgesang said. Memorial maintenance staff arrived to make repairs.

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

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