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Fire alarm trips at Wrangell Medical Center


August 30, 2018

Caleb Vierkant/ Wrangell Sentinel

One of the fire trucks responding to an alarm at the Wrangell Medical Center.

At approximately 10 a.m., Aug. 24, a fire alarm was tripped at the Wrangell Medical Center. The fire department responded quickly, with 14 members of the department showing up. The forest service also arrived on-scene to offer assistance.

The hospital was searched, but no fire could be found. At about 10:37 a.m., it was determined that it was a false alarm and the medical center nor anybody inside were in danger. Business returned to normal shortly afterward.

"They didn't find anything," said Dorianne Sprehe, with the fire department. "So it was a good false alarm drill."

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