Emergency Management

Emergency Services Team

 The Longmeadow Emergency Management Services organization was appointed by the Longmeadow Select Board and is led by Fire Chief John Dearborn. This team includes:

  • Lyn Simmons, Town Manager / Public Information Officer
  • John Dearborn, Fire Chief, Emergency Management Director
  • Gerald Macsata, Deputy Fire Chief, Assistant Emergency Management Director
  • Robert Stocks, Police Chief
  • Sean Van Deusen, DPW Director
  • Finn McCool, Health Director
  • Bari Jarvis, Parks and Recreation Director, Shelter Coordinator
  • James Leyden, Council on Aging Director, Shelter Coordinator

Team Responsibilities

The Longmeadow Emergency Management Team is charged with preparing for, responding to and recovering from natural and manmade disasters. This is accomplished through the implementation of a Comprehensive Community Emergency Management Plan. Our team conducts training and exercises on a regular basis to insure community readiness. Questions regarding the towns preparedness can be emailed to LEMD@longmeadow.org.

Community Messaging and Emergency Information System:

Residents are strongly encouraged to register for the Town’s Emergency Notification System. This system is used for emergencies and community messaging to included;

Emergency Notifications        Road Closures                         Trash Pick Up Delays
Water Main Breaks                Community Outreach              DPW Notifications
Water main Shutdown            Weather Alerts                       Shelter Information

To register for this system and select how and when you receive these messages click on this link: 
Emergency Notification Registration

Download the CodeRED Mobile Alert APP

For further Emergency Preparedness information please see:
Longmeadow Fire Department on Facebook

Longmeadow Emergency Response Unit - Volunteers Needed 

The Longmeadow Emergency Management Team is seeking volunteers to assist with the Town's shelter and response initiatives. The team conducts training and exercises on a regular basis to ensure community readiness. Please see the flyer below for additional information.

Emergency Response Unit Volunteers Needed