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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2006
CIVIL DEFENSE SIRENS MALFUNCTION
The Oahu Civil Defense Agency is investigating what triggered at least two civil defense sirens today.
There was no emergency, but the siren sounded at about 12:35 p.m. and phone calls poured into the OCDA offices and 911. Another siren in the
Harold Buckle, OCDA communications officer, said most of the calls for the first incident were from East Honolulu, although reports were received from people who heard the sound in
Itís possible other sirens were triggered and that is being checked out, Buckle said.
Oahu Civil Defense can activate and turn off the sirens remotely. The siren on Wilhelmina Rise is one of the older ones on
Harold Buckle, OCDA Communications Officer, 523-4121
|Tuesday, November 21, 2006|