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January 16, 2018

40/29 photographer describes scene in Hawaii after false alarm


40/29 photographer describes scene in Hawaii after false alarm

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40/29 photographer describes scene in Hawaii after false alarm

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WEBVTT NOT A DRILL.HAWAII’S GOVERNOR SAYS THAT WASAN ERROR CAUSED BY SOMEONEPUSHING THE WRONG BUTTON DURINGA SHIFT CHANGE.OUR ASSISTANT CHIEF PHOTOGRAPHERMICAH DELACY IS IN HAWAII RIGHTNOW.HE SENT US THIS PHOTO OF THEEMERGENCY ALERT SENT OUTAND THEN HE SENT US A SCREENSHOTOF T ALERT SENT AFTERWARDS,SAYING IT WAS A FALSE ALARM.BECAUSE IT WAS ABOUT 45 MINUTESBETWEEN THOSE TWO ALERTS.WE TALKED TO MIKE ABOUT WHAT WASGOING ON DURING THAT CONFUSION.>> YOU ARE KIND OF FIRST INSHOCK, GOING WOW THERE’S A, BALLISTIC MISSILE THREATCOMING AT YOU.AT YOU JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TOFIRST, DO.WHEN WAS ON THE ABOUT 20LOOKING UP MY PHONE, I LOOKEDOUT AT THE OCEAN AND THERE WASPEOPLE RUNNING FROM THE WATER,TRY TO FIND SHELTER.PEOPLE WERE NERVOUS.I WAS NERVOUS, I’M NOT GOING TOLIE.I WAS NERVOUS.YOU KNOW, IT SAID IT WAS COMING.THAT’S NERVOUS.YOU DON’T KNOW WHERE IT ISCOMING.THERE ARE SEVERAL ISLANDS, SOWHICH ISLAND IS A GOING TO H,YOU KNOW, WHERE YOU GO?ALLISON: MICAH TOLD US THAT THEYFOUND SHELTER IN A PARKINGGARAGE WITH ABOUT 20 OTHERPEOPLE, UNTIL THEY FOUND OUT ITWAS A FALSE ALARM.TURNS OUT SOMEONE WHO WAS WITHTHEM HAD A RELATIVE WHO WORKEDFOR THE STATE DEPARTMENT.THAT RELATIVE WAS ABLE TO INFORMTHEM THAT THE THREAT WAS NOTREALAND THAT WAS CONFIRMED ABOUT 20MINUTES LATER BY ADDITIONALALERTS.WE KNOW MICAH AND HIS FAMILY ARE

40/29 photographer describes scene in Hawaii after false alarm

40/29’s Assistant Chief Photographer recalls the moments after he received an alert about a ballistic missile threat, which turned out to be a false alarm, while he was vacationing with his family in Hawaii.

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