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October 2, 2018

The City of Bemidji has recently completed the installation of two additional warning sirens to cover the growing areas of the city. New siren locations are: Irvine Ave near Lakewood Drive and the south side of the Industrial Park.

Routine siren testing will be conducted on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 at 1PM as part of the first Wednesday of the month test. Two activations will be conducted in Bemidji on Wednesday – the first will be a short activation at 1PM with a second full activation shortly after and will last approximately three minutes. The second activation will only take place in Bemidji, other siren locations in Beltrami County will only be activated once.

In the unlikely event severe weather is possible in Beltrami County when the test is to be conducted, the siren test will be postponed. As of Monday morning rain is forecast, but severe thunderstorms are not expected. If the test is postponed, it will be announced on the Beltrami County Emergency Management Facebook page by 11AM on Wednesday.

~Christopher S. Muller

Beltrami County Sheriff's Office

Emergency Services Director


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