McGuire Nuclear Station Sirens Inadvertenly Sounded, Officials Say

Mcguire Nuclear Station Photo Credit Duke Energy

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Emergency management officials says a silent test of the McGuire Nuclear Station sirens inadvertenly sounded at full volume.

It happened Thursday morning around 10 a.m.

Officials said there was no emergency and no cause for concern. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Emergency Management says silent tests typically happens weekly.

Residents were alerted by notification once the siren sounded.

Duke Energy says that the McGuire Nuclear Station is operating safely.