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Promoting community safety is always our number one goal, and nobody does it better than the Geneva Police and Fire departments. While fighting crime and putting out fires is important, community education is another key component to making sure our residents have a "safety-first" mentality.
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Posted on July 11, 2023 at 11:01 AM by Kevin Stahr
On the first Tuesday of every month, you may hear the test of our community outdoor emergency siren system.You may think nothing of this test on a clear and sunny day, but it is important to understand how the outdoor sirens and other means of notification work during real emergencies.Here are some quick facts and recommendations to keep you safe during a weather emergency:
Neighboring communities, the National Weather Service alerts and smartphone weather apps may notify you before our sirens because they are tracking larger areas where a weather system may not yet present a clear and present danger to Geneva.If you are looking for more information, the National Weather Service - Quad Cities has an excellent article that covers community alert sirens in more detail.
Tag(s): Weather Safety, Tornado Sirens, Safety First Blog, Geneva Fire Department, Fire Chief Mike Antenore