Surry power station to test emergency alert sirens next week

Posted at 10:18 PM, Mar 05, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-05 22:18:47-05

Officials will be testing the emergency alert siren system around the Surry Power Station Wednesday, March 13, at approximately 11:10 a.m.

They say a steady three-minute tone will be sounded by 71 sirens in Williamsburg, Newport News and the counties of Surry, James City, York and Isle of Wight.

The sirens are located within a 10-mile radius of the plant.