Brunswick Nuclear Plant to test sirens next month

Brunswick Nuclear Plant to test sirens next month
he Brunswick Nuclear Plant will test its warning siren system Wednesday, April 8.

SOUTHPORT, N.C. (WECT) - The Brunswick Nuclear Plant will test its warning siren system Wednesday, April 8.

The 38 outdoor sirens will be tested for between five and 30 seconds between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

“In addition, the plant’s siren activation system will be upgraded, which will require additional siren testing during several time periods in 2020," Duke Enery officials said in a news release. "To ensure the newly installed equipment is functioning properly, sirens will be individually tested over two weeks in late April. During testing, sirens will sound briefly, approximately five to 30 seconds. Siren testing will occur Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.”

All tests are performed in cooperation with emergency officials in Brunswick and New Hanover counties.

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