Test sirens sound off Jan. 13 near Brunswick Nuclear Plant

BRUNSWICK COUNTY—On Wednesday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., warning sirens will go off around the Brunswick County Nuclear Plant.

Duke Energy and the county will test 38 sirens, which will go off for 5 to 30 seconds, within 10 miles of plant, to ensure their function. The sirens could go off more than once.

Testing will not interrupt broadcast Emergency Alert System messages, and are held in conjunction with the emergency officials in Brunswick and New Hanover counties.

If there were ever a real emergency, local radio and television stations would instruct and share information to the public.

For more information, check out duke-energy.com/NuclearEP.

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