Outage blamed for plant alarm

From Local Sources

FERDINAND — Units of the Ferdinand Volunteer Fire Department responded to an alarm activation Saturday morning at Best Home Furnishings, 1 Best Drive.

There was no fire associated with the 10:02 a.m. callout, according to Fire Chief John Hoppenjans. Instead, he said, it is thought a power failure affected the alarm panel, setting off multiple water-flow alarms.

Three trucks and 10 firefighters were on the scene 25 minutes.

The Ferdinand Police Department assisted.

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