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.