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Technical Glitch Causes Centralia's Storm Sirens to Sound

By Rob Sussman, WJBD News

It's unknown exactly what caused the Storm Sirens in Centralia to blare for several minutes during the 5 O'Clock hour on Thursday, however Centralia Police Department officials are confirming that the siren was indeed a false alarm.

Several listeners reported hearing an explosion followed by flickering lights and brownouts in Centralia. Leading many to speculate that the sirens may have been triggered by a transformer explosion.

Calls to Ameren Illinois were not immediately returned.

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