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PHILADELPHIA ELECTRIC: LIMERICK SIREN TEST SCHEDULED FOR FEB. 1

 PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Electric Company (NYSE: PE) announced today that all 165 emergency warning sirens in the Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) around Limerick Generating Station will be sounded at the same time on Monday, Feb. 1, 1992.
 The test will take place at 2 p.m. and will last about three minutes. The sirens are controlled by emergency management officials in Berks, Chester and Montgomery Counties.
 Residents are not expected to take any action and emergency organizations will not respond to the tests. There will be no radio broadcast messages on the Emergency Broadcast Stations.
 The sirens are tested routinely on the first Monday of every month to evaluate the working order of the system.
 In the case of a real emergency, the sirens would sound for three to five minutes, alerting residents to listen to Emergency Broadcast System radio or television broadcasts for information and instructions.
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 /CONTACT: Michael Wood of Philadelphia Electric, 215-841-4125/
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