Monthly Archives: September 2012

Fire Department and EOC Open House Concludes

1400 EOC IPI manning exercise concluded – standing down IPI station – Watch for us again on www.portsmouthemergency.com and like us on Facebook and Twitter to get current updates when the EMA team goes into action.

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Congressman Cicilline Visits the Open House

1330 Congressman David Cicilline visited the Fire Department Open House

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Fire Department Open House Now Open

1200 – PFD Open House is now open to the public – come down and see your Firerfighters and their equipment

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Fire Department Open House

Please visit the Portsmouth Fire Department today Sunday Sept 30, 2012.  See the people, the equipment and the Emergency Operation Center that has been activated to show the public how the Town deals with an emergency situation.

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Drill – EOC Activation – Drill

Drill – The EOC has been activated as of 1100 today, Sunday 30 Sept 2012 for a drill -Drill

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Free child safety seat inspections today

Safety experts from the Portsmouth Police Department and Rhode Island Hospital are offering  free vehicle child safety seat inspections today at Clement’s Marketplace in Portsmouth until 3:30 PM. Have your child’s safety seat inspected to insure that your most precious cargo will travel … Continue reading

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Preparing for open house

Team members from Portsmouth EMA’s Internet Public Information Unit and the Emergency Communications Unit got together this evening in the Portsmouth Emergency Operations Center to check out all systems in preparation for Sunday’s open house. The IPI team exercised two new ThinkPad … Continue reading

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Hurricane Leslie Update

Tropical storm Leslie has attained Category 1 hurricane strength, but it is not expected to threaten any land area in North America. This will be the last Leslie update from Portsmouth EMA unless the storm track changes significantly. Download the … Continue reading

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Monitoring Tropical Storm Leslie

Tropical storm Leslie is wobbling around in the Atlantic Ocean south of Bermuda. NOAA predicts that Leslie could intensify to a Category 2 hurricane by the end of the week. Download the latest advisory here .

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