FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Three Mile Island Emergency Siren Test Scheduled for Dec. 4
Sirens to sound for three minutes at 12:15 p.m.
TWP., PA. (Dec. 2, 2014) – Exelon Generation will conduct its
semi-annual, full volume test of the Three Mile Island emergency warning
sirens on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 12:15 p.m. During the test the sirens
will sound for three minutes.
The emergency warning siren
system consists of 96 sirens located in parts of Cumberland, Dauphin,
Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties that are located within a 10-mile
radius of TMI. The purpose of the sirens is to alert residents to tune
to an Emergency Alert Broadcast Station for information from
Pennsylvania state officials. During the test the Emergency Alert
Broadcast system will not be activated.
Three Mile Island
Generating Station is located approximately 12 miles south of
Harrisburg. The plant generates enough carbon-free electricity for
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