Maintenance triggers health center alarm

From Local Sources

JASPER — Units of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department responded to an alarm Monday morning at Cathedral Health Care Center, 520 W. Ninth St.

There was no fire associated with the 8:01 a.m. callout, according to Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang. Instead, he said, firefighters learned the alarm system was undergoing maintenance and technicians forgot to notify dispatch and the department in advance.

Three trucks and 19 firefighters responded. The run was cleared within 10 minutes.

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