BREAKING: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated the nation’s Emergency Alert System (EAS) to fight the further spread of CINS. All television channels were simultaneously interrupted by scrolling text warning the public to stay indoors, as broadcast and satellite radio delivered identical announcements.
Wireless Emergency Alerts were also initiated, with the same warning reduced bluntly and sent to millions of Americans’ cell phones:
FEMA ALERT / CINS Pandemic: Remain indoors, avoid all contact with infected.
Further updates are expected via local broadcast and the FEMA Radio System.
The alerts shattered whatever calm officials have struggled to maintain as the day continues into unprecedented disaster. Riots have been reported across the country and packs of CINS infected have been spotted in streets, entering unlocked structures and attacking anyone they encounter.
National Guardsmen in Humvees and military helicopters have been observed in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, New York and other cities experiencing heavy disorder. Non-military helicopters have also been spotted, prompting speculation about private evacuations of power elites to presumably safe enclaves.
The Presidential address is still anticipated for later today, but the President’s current location is not available. Government sources believe he and his cabinet are already en route to an emergency operation center.