Technical Glitch Causes Centralia's Storm Sirens to SoundIt'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.
See other LocalNews news:Spin Out On North Broadway in Salem Results in Head On Crash
Two Hurt in Route 37 Crash South of Salem
Centralia Man Complains of Minor Injuries In Crash South of Sandoval
Illinois Runs Away from Northwestern 86-60
Police Beat for Saturday, February 28th, 2015