Firefighting

AL Firefighters Targeted at University

Last week, firefighters were the target of water balloon, water guns, cans, and possibly rocks while walking back to their truck after reporting to a false alarm at a Alabama A&M dormitory in Huntsville.

After meeting with A&M officials, the fire chief told The Huntsville Times (http://bit.ly/HhYq4g) that it appears to have been a prank that got out of hand.

In the meeting, the A&M police chief said that a water balloon and water gun fight from earlier that morning had continued during the fire alarm.

Firefighters have responded to several calls on campus since then without incident.

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