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Posted on: May 29, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Emergency Alert System Testing Tomorrow

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Idaho Falls, ID – Bonneville County Emergency Management will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) sirens throughout Idaho Falls and Ammon on Wed., May 30, 2018, at noon.  The sirens will sound for approximately 45 seconds simultaneously.

This is ONLY a test.  There is no need to call emergency services with this activation.  In the event the EAS sirens are used in a real event, tune in to your local news source for information and instructions regarding the disaster and/or emergency that may be occurring.

The sirens are an outdoor warning system intended to prompt those who may not be near a radio, television or other news source during a real emergency to seek out the reason(s) for the activation.

For additional information, you may contact the Bonneville County Office of Emergency Management at (208) 529-1220 or (208) 529-1223, or tlenderink@co.bonneville.id.us.

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