Port of Providence sirens warning system to be tested
Port of Providence Sirens Warning System to Be Tested
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Providence Fire Department, in cooperation with the Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), and the Local Emergency Planning Committee-2, will test the Port of Providence Sirens Warning System beginning on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at approximately 12:00PM, continuing for two weeks and ending on September 2, 2016.
Residents and the business community should be aware that the sirens will go off at approximately 12:00PM on the following days:
• Tuesday, August 23
• Wednesday, August 24
• Thursday, August 25
• Friday, August 26
• Monday, August 29
• Tuesday, August 30
• Wednesday, August 31
• Thursday, September 1
• Friday, September 2
There maybe two or three soundings of the siren each day.
For further questions please contact Jeffrey Varone, LEPC-2 Chair and Providence Fire Department Battalion Chief at 401-527-9353.
(release from City of Providence)