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 Thursday, September 20th at approximately 12:18 p.m. The sirens will sound for approximately 1 minute.
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, community members should tune in to a 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 [email protected].