Power line complaint brings firefighters

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — Units of the Huntingburg Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 300 block of East Sixth Street when power lines were reported on fire Monday morning.

There was no fire when department members responding to the 10:02 a.m. callout arrived on the scene, but there had been arcing occurring, according to the department fire investigator, John C. Smith. Firefighters remained on standby as Huntingburg Municipal Utilities responded for the electrical system issue.

Three trucks and eight firefighters were on the scene 20 minutes while electrical line repairs were made.

During the weekend, at 3:27 p.m. Saturday, the department responded to an alarm activation at The Waters of Huntingburg, 1712 Leland Drive.

There was no fire, Smith said. A mechanical malfunction in the sprinkler system was suspected and turned over to maintenance staff.

Three trucks were at the scene 15 minutes.

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