Malfunction causes Murphysboro tornado siren to go off

It was a scary situation for folks in Murphysboro, one of their tornado sirens went off Thursday evening.

Police said the siren went off around 7:30p.m.   Officers say the siren that went off was in the middle of town, so a lot of people heard it.

Police say a member of the Emergency Services Disaster Agency or ESDA said a malfunction caused the tornado siren to go off.

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