Power plant near Berwick will be sounding its siren for an annual test

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SALEM TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Talen Energy will be sounding their siren systems on Thursday, August 19th at 11:00 a.m.

According to a post from the Luzerne County Emergency Management, the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station nuclear power plant will be sounding its sirens within a 10-mile radius as a part of an annual test of the system.

Luzerne County EMA state the sirens will sound with a steady signal lasting three minutes, no public action is required. They reinforce that it is only a test.

If you have any questions or need more information you can call the Talen Energy Emergency Preparedness Public Inquiry line at 570-542-1211.

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