To serve the City of Somersworth with the versatility to meet the social, educational, and professional commitments that are essential to protect and serve the citizens of today, and the generations of tomorrow, so that they might persevere through the devastation of fire, natural and man-made disasters, and the unforeseeable events of man and time.
Cheryl Howard – Executive Secretary
Rev. Joseph Chambers – Chaplain
Somersworth Fire Department
195 Maple Street
Somersworth, New Hampshire 03878-1594
The Somersworth Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) establishes a framework for local government to provide assistance in an expeditious manner to save lives and to protect property in the event of a disaster. The City of Somersworth appreciates the continuing cooperation and support from all the departments and agencies and to the volunteer and private organizations, which have contributed to the development and publication of this Plan.
The purpose of the Emergency Operations Plan is to facilitate the delivery of all types of emergency response and to help deal with the consequences of significant disasters. The Plan outlines the planning assumptions, policies, concept of operations, organizational structures and specific assignments of responsibility to the City departments and agencies involved in coordinating the Local, State and Federal response activities.