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PCEF Program achieves over 1,000 cooling unit installations

In need of heat relief? Call 211 to get transportation to a local cooling shelter and other resources. For medical help, call 911.

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The History of Portland Street Response

From an idea, to an advocacy campaign, to a single team in Lents, to citywide expansion, this is the story of Portland Street Response - our newest unarmed 911 response within Portland Fire & Rescue which "assists people experiencing non-life-threatening mental health and behavioral health issues."

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A Portland Ban on Fireworks

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Portland Street Response Pilot Hits Streets in Lents on Feb 16

The innovative new first response program is in its pilot year.

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Updated Temporary Operations Changes for Portland Fire Marshal’s Office

Portland Fire & Rescue’s Fire Marshal’s Office Plan Review Center is temporarily CLOSED to the public.

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