Siren testing to be heard across base
By Public Affairs
| Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton | December 04, 2012
CAMP PENDLTEON, Calif. --
The Camp Pendleton Mass Notification System is scheduled to conduct a series of tests here Dec. 4 - 7.
As part of this testing, personnel and residents on base may hear the siren's test alarms.
On Dec. 4 the sirens in the vicinity of Horno, San Mateo, the School of Infantry-West and Las Pulgas will sound between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
On Dec. 6 the sirens in the vicinity of Talega, Christianitos and San Onofre Housing will sound between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
If the siren testing is not complete as scheduled, additional testing will be conducted on Dec. 7 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m..
The sirens will each sound for 4 to 5 seconds, followed by three short messages to test their public address capability.
For more information on the community alert system, you can download a brochure at: www.songscommunity.com/docs/siren.pdf
For information on emergency planning, visit: www.pendleton.marines.mil/EmergencyInformation/EmergencyPlanning.aspx