Don't panic, it's not an air raid: Ivins to test recently refurbished siren

A “Disaster Hub Box” that includes radio equipment and other equipment for damage and injury assessment in the case of a disaster, Ivins, Utah.

A “Disaster Hub Box” that includes radio equipment and other equipment for damage and injury assessment in the case of a disaster, Ivins, Utah. (City of Ivins, St. George News)



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ST. GEORGE — Residents are urged not to be too alarmed if they hear the sound of an air horn throughout Ivins – and possible farther – on Friday.

City officials said they will be testing the recently refurbished air raid-style siren atop the fire station throughout the day, and Ivins City Recorder Kari Jimenez warns it's going to be loud.

"I had a former Ivins City resident tell me that when he was a kid living in St. George, he was able to hear this siren so we are anticipating that it could be loud," Jimenez said.

Read the rest of the article at St. George News.

Chris Reed

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