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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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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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