Utility workers trigger museum fire alarm

From Local Sources

JASPER — Units of the Jasper Volunteer Fire Department responded to an alarm activation Tuesday morning at the Dubois County Museum, 2704 Newton St.

There was no fire associated with the 11:20 a.m. callout, according to Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang. Instead, he added, city utility workers had briefly turned off water service, triggering a sensor.

The system was successfully reset, according to Hochgesang.

Two trucks and 18 firefighters responded.

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