It wasn’t our system, but that doesn’t matter. What’s important is that an emergency alert helped protect the lives of folks in Hibbard, ID yesterday.
Police were tracking down a guy accused of assault as he ran through residents’ back yards attempting to escape. Meanwhile, folks in the area were called to stay inside. One woman’s post on Facebook says she actually heard the guy while she was walking her dog.
But some folks probably did not get the call, because they don’t have a land line and they hadn’t registered for their local community’s emergency notification system.
Be protected. Sign up for your local area emergency alert service. Go to www.usnear.org and sign up today.