Milford Fire Department tests its emergency preparedness

The Milford Fire Department tested the city's seven sirens as part of the annual check of the early warning system Wednesday.Residents can hear the warning signs as far as a mile away from a siren. The sirens are used not only for weather-related emergencies, but they can also be activated for hazardous material spills, or other evacuation situations.Milford EOC Coordinator Dan Worroll Jr. said although the sirens are constantly monitored, they want to make sure the audio works and all the sirens are up to snuff, especially during hurricane season.

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