Emergency Management

Mission Statement

Emergency Management in Lawrence is based in the Lawrence Fire Department but is a single component of a statewide network of responders whose purpose is preparation, response, and mitigation of large scale incidents such as tornado, flood, and weather anomalies. 

A central operations center coordinates activity from the fire station on Lowell Street and can be staffed 24/7 if needed. At large scale incidents, Lawrence will link with M.E.M.A. (Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency) who, in turn, are charged with ensuring the state is prepared to withstand, respond to, and recover from all types of emergencies and disasters.