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8 Montreal plants to conduct emergency siren test on Friday

8 Montreal plants to conduct emergency siren test on Friday
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Various plants are going to be doing their annual siren test today in Montreal.

Expected to go off from 4pm to 8pm, this sound is simply a test to ensure that the alarms are equipped to inform the population of any industrial incidents that can occur. In addition to acting as a source of awareness towards industrial risks and safety.

So, if you do happen to hear the sirens going off, not to worry… This is only precautionary!

The 8 plants and affected areas are: 

  • Bœuf Mérite, Métro Richelieu (Montréal-Nord, Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles)
  • Entreprise Indorama PTA Montréal (Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Montréal-Est)
  • La Brasserie Labatt du Canada (Lachine, LaSalle)
  • Lactalis Canada (Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Lachine, LaSalle, Le Sud-Ouest, Côte-Saint-Luc, Montréal-Ouest)
  • Pêcheries Atlantiques, Métro Richelieu (Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles)
  • Saputo Produits laitiers Canada, Saint-Laurent (Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Saint-Laurent, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal)
  • Saputo Produits laitiers Canada, Saint-Léonard (Anjou, Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Saint-Léonard)
  • Usine de soufre de Montréal Suncor (Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal-Est)

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