Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Emergency Siren in Leonardtown

Emergency Siren in Leonardtown

The emergency siren in Leonardtown is used as a means of notifying residents of various emergencies.  For your information, the alarm sounds three times for any fire incident or motor vehicle accident in Leonardtown. The alarm is no longer sounded for Rescue Squad medical calls. 

The emergency siren also sounds one time at noon with the exceptions of Sundays.    

If the emergency communications center receives a report of a tornado warning/sighting the alarm will sound the take cover siren for the areas involved in the county. (13 short audible blasts) 

The alarm sounds thirteen times for the take cover test which is the first Saturday of the month. (13 short audible blasts)