(BIVN) – Emergency officials say the siren that sounded in Hilo at 5 a.m. on Monday, January 9th, was a false alarm.
“The siren sounding heard in the Hilo area earlier this morning was due to a malfunctioning siren. There is no emergency,” stated a Hawaiʻi County Civil Defense. “I repeat, the siren sounding heard in the Hilo area was due to a malfunctioning siren.”
Hawaii State Emergency Management Agency and Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency are investigating the cause of this false siren sounding, officials say.
by Big Island Video News
HILO, Hawaiʻi - State officials are investigating the cause of this false siren sounding that occurred on Monday morning.