- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Providence officials are testing the city’s emergency siren systems.

The Providence Emergency Management Agency says testing of the Port of Providence Sirens Warning System began on Tuesday and will continue for two weeks, ending Sept. 2.

PEMA says the sirens will go off around 12 p.m. Monday through Friday. There may be two to three soundings of the sirens. The sirens will not be tested on weekends.

Anyone with questions is asked to contact Providence fire Battalion Chief Jeffrey Varone.

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