The horn system fixed on top of the Dunsmuir Fire Department

The horn system fixed on top of the Dunsmuir Fire Department

Sample video of the noon horn test.

Audible Alert System

The City’s Outdoor Public Warning System is designed to alert residents and visitors of Dunsmuir about possible danger. Sirens are located throughout the city

Airhorn - Dunsmuir Fire Department
Siren - Dunsmuir Cemetery
Siren - Dunsmuir Ball Park (currently inoperable)

Notifications

Single 4 second blast
     - Daily noon test, No emergency.
5 Blasts, 4 seconds each with 3 second pauses between each blast
     - Fire Department Alert, mostly used for notification for fires and occasionally for high priority medical calls.

Continual 1 second blast with 1 second pauses
     - 
Evacuation Imminent, Tune to local radio stations for information.

Continuous 30 second blasts
     - 
Alert, tune to local radio stations for information.

Single 2 second blast
     - Testing or Maintenance - No emergency or public notification.