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Overnight danger alert broadcast accidentally

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Courtesy: Susan Quenga Olivares (via Facebook) Courtesy: Susan Quenga Olivares (via Facebook)

Overnight though, if you were awake and watching TV at around 12:30 you may have seen an alarming message scroll across your screen. A broadcast station or cable system has issued a civil danger warning for the following counties and areas Guam 12:25am August 15th, 2017 effective until 12:40am message from KTWG/KSTO.

Following the broadcast Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense received reports from concerned residents about the alert. Guam homeland security advisor George Charfauros says the test was not authorized and was a result of human error.

He says KSTO ensures that it will not occur again.

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