Portland Fire & Rescue Guidance for Businesses with Dumpsters and Exterior Trash Receptacles

Portland Fire and Rescue
Portland Fire and Rescue

June 05, 2020 13:10


Portland Fire & Rescue is recommending that businesses with dumpsters and other exterior trash receptacles to use the lids, and lock, if possible to prevent fires from being started in them.

It is also recommended to keep dumpsters away from structures, if possible to prevent spread to structures if they are set on fire.

If your dumpster is on fire, call 9-1-1 for assistance.