Needham averages one to two severe snowstorms every winter. We have had floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes, as well as Haz-Mat accidents on Route 128, train incidents and power outages.
We are vulnerable just as any other community and must work together to mitigate the risk, prepare for the correct response and manage events to minimize the effects to life and property.
The Needham Emergency Management Division and the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) help Needham residents before, during and after a town-wide crisis.
Emergency Management Director and LEPC co-chair: Fire Chief Thomas Conroy: 781-455-7580
Assistant Emergency Management Director and LEPC co-chair: Timothy McDonald: 781-455-7940
Emergency Management Administrator: Michael Lethin: 781-455-7580 x1376
Operations Center (only when activated): 781-455-7565
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