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., February 28, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. 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 local news sources 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, contact the Bonneville County Office of Emergency Management at (208) 529-1220 or (208) 529-1223, or [email protected].
Kerry Hammon, Public Information Officer, (208) 612-8122, [email protected].