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Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.

19.16.435 Standard Whistle Signal for Fire in Port.

City Code Section
  1. In the event of fire occurring on board any vessel or watercraft in the Portland harbor, except those under way, it may sound five prolonged blasts of whistle or siren as an alarm indicating fire on board or at the dock to which it is moored.  The signal may be repeated at intervals to attract attention and is not a substitute for, but may be used in addition to, other means of reporting a fire.  The words “prolonged blast” used in this Section shall mean a blast of 4 to 6 seconds duration.