Who decides when to activate the siren?
The Town’s Director of Emergency Management, usually the CAO makes this decision based on the information at hand. It will only be used when there is personal, property or environmental risk that is within the next 24 to 48 hours, or soon or immediate.

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1. Why do we have a siren?
2. What does the sound of the siren mean?
3. What do I do when I hear the siren?
4. Who decides when to activate the siren?
5. Is there an emergency every time I hear the siren?
6. How long will the siren sound when there is an emergency?
7. Where is the siren located?
8. In what parts of town can I hear the siren?
9. What does the siren sound like?
10. How loud is the siren?
11. Can the siren damage hearing?