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Pa. fire company to turn off siren

Plan to discontinue use of siren and exclusively use pagers to contact members comes because of modern technology, budget woes


By Craig K. Paskoski
The Evening Sun

LITTLESTOWN, Pa. — Modern technology is rendering the traditional fire siren obsolete.

Littlestown's Alpha Fire Co. No. 1 will be the latest Adams County company to stop using its siren to call volunteers to emergencies.

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