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The City of Portland, Oregon

Fire & Rescue

Always Ready, Always There

Phone: 503-823-3700

Fax: 503-823-3710

55 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR 97204

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Instructions to Sign Up for "Reverse 9-1-1"


If you are concerned with chemical fumes that escape into the atmosphere and would like to be notified next time an incident involving chemical fumes occurs in or near your neighborhood, follow these instructions to sign up for a “Reverse 9-1-1” call to protect you and your family.  

Portland and Multnomah County Residents

Sign up for the “FirstCall” system by visiting www.public and provide your contact information. When the system is activated, the reverse 9-1-1 system is able to notify residents in a geographic area of a hazardous incident.  However only land lines, cell phones or email addresses allowed into the reverse 9-1-1 system by residents signing up, are automatically contacted by the system.  By signing up you can better protect yourself and your family. 

Clackamas County and Lake Oswego
For reverse 9-1-1 service, Clackamas County residents can sign up for the county’s Emergency Notification System, which depending on residents’ preferences delivers alerts by cell phone, voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) or by email.

To sign up, visit the county’s Department of Emergency Management website at and click on the large blue telephone.

In addition, residents of Lake Oswego and the city’s service area may sign up for the CodeRED notification system. To register, visit the CodeRED website at or call the city’s the city’s Citizen Information Center at 503-635-0257.

Clark County
If you live in Southwest Washington, go to to learn more and sign up for Clark Regional Emergency Services Agencies Emergency Community Notification.


   Portland Fire & Rescue 

   We Respond: Always Ready, Always There

   May 27, 2011 


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