Outdoor Warning Sirens

The Town of Erie and Mountain View Fire Protection District (MVFPD) have partnered to provide outdoor warning sirens. When a disaster occurs, the sirens will sound. The sound and length of the signal may vary, depending on the situation.


Siren TestingCoordination and testing of the county-wide network of outdoor sirens are managed by the Boulder County Office of Disaster Management (BODM). Activation of the sirens is controlled through the Boulder County Communications Center, which dispatches all emergency communications for the Town of Erie (no matter which county you reside in). 

The tests aim to familiarize people who work and live in different places with the sirens. Additionally, it is important to ensure the sirens work properly and educate the public about what action to take when they hear the sirens.  

In Erie, sirens are tested audibly on the first Monday of  April. The two-minute tests are done at 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. 

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