City Adds Two Outdoor Sirens


By Catalina Trivino

The city of Greenville has installed two new outdoor emergency alert sirens as part of an effort to improve early warning for severe weather...


The sirens were placed at Dunbar Park and the city's old National Guard Armory (known as Fort Robert E. Steiner), which means there are now a total of four emergency sirens in the city.

City officials say the sirens cost about $43,000, but the city only paid about a fourth of that thanks to a grant from Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

City officials say they hope adding the new sirens will allow everyone in town to hear when there is a potentially dangerous situation.

Add a comment


Comment: 1000 Characters Left

WNCF and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the above comments or other interaction among the users. Comments are posted on site immediately and without station moderation. If you feel a comment is inappropriate you may flag it for review. For guidelines on flagging comments see our Terms & Conditions. We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit user-generated content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum.