Duke Energy Faulty component caused warning siren malfunctions

first_img The first false alarm happened May 17 when sirens near Caswell Beach went off.The second false alarm was four days later when sirens from Boiling Spring Lakes sounded. Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport. (Photo: nuclear.duke-energy.com) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A faulty computer component is what caused the Brunswick Nuclear Plant’s emergency warning sirens to go off unexpectedly. That’s according to Karen Williams, spokesperson for Duke Energy.Williams says the component is not essential for the sirens to operate and has been disabled in the 38 sirens within 10 miles of the plant.- Advertisement – last_img