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Guard apparently disabled alarm in Provo Tabernacle fire

Guard apparently disabled alarm in Provo Tabernacle fire

By Donald W. Meyers
The Salt Lake Tribune
Updated Jan 20, 2011 01:51PM MDT
Provo • The first sign of trouble at the Provo Tabernacle on Dec. 17 was an alarm going off in the building 90 minutes before a fire that gutted the building was reported.
But an off-duty police officer hired by a production company to do security at the tabernacle believed it was a burglar alarm and could not find any intruders inside the 127-year-old building. After being told the system was prone to false alarms, the officer disabled the alarm, Fire Chief D. Blair Camp said Wednesday.
“My un...

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