PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Don’t be alarmed when you hear multiple fire sirens going off in Philadelphia on Tuesday evening – a citywide fire drill is being held tonight.READ MORE: Search For Missing 13-Year-Old Jalen Maxwell In Philadelphia Intensifying
Beginning at 7:30 p.m., fire apparatus sirens will be blasted throughout the city for one minute to start the citywide fire drill.READ MORE: COVID In Delaware: Gov. Carney Says State Expecting Shipment Of 8,000 Doses Of J&J Vaccine After FDA Approval
The Philadelphia Fire Department is urging all residents at that time to test their home escape plans.
The fire department wants residents to know at least two ways out of their homes in case of emergencies.MORE NEWS: Two More Teens Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Forrest Keys, UArizona Student Gunned Down In Campus Parking Garage
Prior to the citywide fire drill, the department will conduct a simulated response to a fire at a home in West Philadelphia.