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Dispatch Accidentally Triggers Sirens In Woodford County

Posted at 11:14 AM, Sep 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-26 11:26:49-04

VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Put down your dog and ruby red slippers. A siren that sounded in Woodford County this morning was accidentally triggered.

According to police, the telecommunications department received a call for service. A dispatcher meant to send an ambulance but accidentally triggered the Emergency Alert System instead causing the sirens to sound.

Police apologize for the error and say they are working on a solution to avoid this happening in the future.