Lincoln County looks to declare state of emergency ahead of Area 51 events

Video Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
Published on August 20, 2019 - Duration: 00:30s

Lincoln County looks to declare state of emergency ahead of Area 51 events

Lincoln County officials are looking to declare a state of emergency ahead of multiple events surrounding Area 51 next month.

The county commission approved a pre-signing of the declaration which would bring in the funds for more medical and law enforcement resources ahead of two planned festivals in the area stemming from a joke Facebook account.

Alien Stock and Peacestock 51 are happening the weekend of Sept.

19 through Sept.

21.

Thousands of people are expected to descend upon Rachel and Armagosa Valley.

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Lincoln County looks to declare state of emergency ahead of Area 51 events

SURROUNDING AREA 51 NEXT MONTH.THE COUNTY COMMISSIONAPPROVED...A "PRE-SIGNING"...OF THE DECLARATION...WHICH WOULD BRING IN....THE FUNDS...FOR MORE MEDICAL AND LAWENFORCEMENT RESOURCES...AHEAD OF TWO PLANNEDFESTIVALS.....IN THE AREA.STEMMING FROM......A JOKE FACEBOOK ACCOUNT..."ALIEN STOCK" AND "PEACESTOCK51"...ARE HAPPENING THE WEEKEND...OF SEPTEMBER -19-TH...THROUGH THE -21-ST.THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE AREEXPECTED.....TO DESCEND UPON.....RACHEL, NEVADA...AND....ARMAGOSA VALLEY.

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