Residents of Johnstown got a rude awakening this morning when their tornado siren system malfunctioned, activating and projecting the jarring alarm across the town.

The Johnstown Police put a message on Facebook letting the public know what happened:

Earlier this morning our tornado sirens malfunctioned and accidentally activated. We apologize for any inconvenience that this has cause and have crews looking into the issue ASAP.

 

In a video tweeted out by Denver 7 and filmed by Johnstown resident Jake Eighmy, you can clearly hear the alarm blaring though town.


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