Deerfield-News.com -Deerfield Beach,Fl-Authorities are trying to determine how a false alarm warning Hawaii of an incoming ballistic missile was triggered.An erroneous alert via social media and the cel phone alert system.Taking over 38 minutes for officials to declare it was a false alarm.You can imagine the panic some residents were in until the government confirmed there was no ballistic missile incoming.
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Tweeted the following to the residents of Hawaii.
HAWAII – THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. I HAVE CONFIRMED WITH OFFICIALS THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE.