How loud is the siren?
The sound will be the loudest at the centre of town. The siren’s steady sound is 128 decibels at its loudest (about 50 feet from the siren) and 70 decibels at Gloryland, Big Fish Bay and the Northeast Industrial area. Most residential areas will fall within the 100 to 80 decibel range. View the coverage area.

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1. Why do we have a siren?
2. What does the sound of the siren mean?
3. What do I do when I hear the siren?
4. Who decides when to activate the siren?
5. Is there an emergency every time I hear the siren?
6. How long will the siren sound when there is an emergency?
7. Where is the siren located?
8. In what parts of town can I hear the siren?
9. What does the siren sound like?
10. How loud is the siren?
11. Can the siren damage hearing?