|Is Siren Testing During A Nuke Plant Evacuation A Good Idea?|
About a dozen non-essential employees have been evacuated from #SanOnofre as a precaution in response to a brush fire near #CampPendleton.— SCE_SONGS (@SCE_SONGS) May 14, 2014
SONGS is conducting routine siren maintenance in #SanClemente on 5/14 and 5/15. Growl sound may be heard. No action needs to be taken.— SCE_SONGS (@SCE_SONGS) May 14, 2014
Who in their right mind would run a siren test during an actual emergency?
One is reminded of the childhood story and the lessons learned from "A Boy Who Cried Wolf" Have the people who run these tests never heard of this story? In a nutshell a boy The Boy Who Cried Wolf is one of Aesop's Fables, derived the English idiom "to cry wolf", meaning to give a false alarm. The fable concerns a shepherd boy who repeatedly tricks nearby villagers into thinking a wolf is attacking his flock. So when the time comes that the boy really was being eaten by a wolf, no one paid any attention.
Please Join Us Thursday Night To Express Your Dismay At This Alarming Lack Of Common Sense.
Are you coming? The #SanOnofre Community Engagement Panel will be held on May 22. It's open to the public: http://t.co/pBgc2Kl9tL— SCE_SONGS (@SCE_SONGS) May 20, 2014