Jasper firefighters log 2 short runs

From Local Sources

JASPER — Units of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department logged two, short-duration runs Tuesday.

The first, at 10:50 a.m., involved a residential smoke alarm in the 1400 block of Leopold St.

Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang said it was a false alarm.

Then, at 11:14 a.m., the department responded to an alarm at the Fairfield Inn and Suites, 333 River Centre Landing.

Hochgesang said the department learned a small boy had pulled alarms on the first and third floors.

Three engines and 24 firefighters were on the scene 20 minutes.

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