Events

Emergency Preparedness Talk with Ass’t Concord Fire Chief Walter Latta Jr. – Open to the Public

Join Assistant Fire Chief Latta (pictured right) as he shares his recent experiences as Logistics Manager for the Massachusetts Task Force One, a FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Team. He will talk about his recent deployments including the Hawaii Wildfires, Vermont Flooding, and Florida for Hurricane Ian as a member of the Incident Support Team. Hear about Latta’s team’s response to Puerto Rico during Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Oregon during the recent Wildfires, as well as other disasters across the country. This is a remarkable firsthand opportunity to learn about the response to grand-scale emergencies. To attend, please call the COA office to sign up or request the Zoom invite: 978-318-3020. The COA is in the Harvey Wheeler Community Building at 1276 Main Street.