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By Heather Conrad

10 years of silence ended

Concerns about new fire siren at Borough Council meeting


Last updated 10/14/2019 at 5:37pm

Heather Conrad

Volunteer Firefighter Eric Schmitt, explained how the siren is beneficial to Hollidaysburg Borough.

Almost all of the seats were occupied at the Hollidaysburg Borough Council meeting Thursday evening, Oct. 10. The majority of the townspeople in attendance were in concerned about the emergency siren recently placed above the Phoenix Volunteer Fire Company's fire hall.

Paul and Coleen Wolfe of Wayne Street voiced their concerns about the siren including the volume of it, when and why it goes off, and who can and cannot hear it. Paul presented borough council with a petition signed by 104 residents who feel the same way. Residents from Mulberry and Wayne streets said that the siren goes off...

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