July 22, 2013
Evening testing of Emergency Alert System scheduled for Thursday.
(Fort Detrick, Md.) --- Fort Detrick will activate the Early Warning System July 24 at 7p.m. The evening test is being conducted to give residents who are not home during the regular testing time an opportunity to become familiar with the sound.
Testing of the Early Warning system is normally initiated the first Monday of each month at 12 p.m.
The system demonstration will take place during a town hall meeting for Fort Detrick residents who will hear more information on preparedness.
For more information please contact the Fort Detrick Public Affairs Office at (301) 619-2018.