History

 

December 2008 

  • ICE STORM: Mutual Aid activated:
Municipality Affected Assisting Municipality Type of Assistance
Jaffrey Swanzey (2) 1-ton trucks, a chipper and a crew of four (4) for one day

 

July 2008

  • TORNADO: Mutual Aid activated:
Municipality Affected Assisting Municipality Type of Assistance
Barnstead Derry & Seabrook Help with using mutual aid
Barnstead Bow 4 people, 2 trucks, chain saws and a chipper
Barnstead Seabrook trucks and personnel
Barnstead Farmington backhoe
Barnstead Loudon chippers and personnel

 

July 2007

  • NHDES hired a contractor to meet with water treatment plants.

April 2007

  • FLOOD: Mutual Aid activated:
Municipality Affected Assisting Municipality Type of Assistance
Allenstown Bow building inspector
Allenstown Hancock building inspector
Allenstown Walpole building inspector

 

August 2006

  • WIND STORM: Mutual Aid activated:
Municipality Affected Assisting Municipality Type of Assistance
North Hampton Swanzey wood chipper

 

June 2006

  • FLOOD: Mutual Aid activated:
Municipality Affected Assisting Municipality Type of Assistance
Goffstown Amherst 10 wheelers
Goffstown Derry 10 wheelers

 

May 2006

  • FLOOD: Mutual Aid activated by 6 NH towns: 600 roads closed, over 13' of rain in some areas, all but one county affected.
Municipality Affected Assisting Municipality Type of Assistance
Allenstown Enfield building inspector
Bow Washington 2 ten-wheelers for one day
Goffstown Amherst trucks and drivers
Goffstown Bedford flaggers
Goffstown Enfield trucks and drivers
Goffstown Keene signs
Goffstown Meredith trucks and drivers
Goffstown Milford barrels & barricades
Goffstown Newington building inspector
Goffstown Peterborough flaggers
New Boston Dublin 2 trucks, hauled gravel
Newmarket Stratham 1 six-wheeler for 2 days & 1 backhoe for 2 days
Milford Mont Vernon 6-wheeler

 

October 2005

  • FLOOD: Mutual Aid activated: 5 people killed, more than 1000 people forced to evacuate.
Municipality Affected Assisting Municipality Type of Assistance
Keene Goffstown

2 vac trucks

Keene Peterborough
Walpole Derry trucks and drivers
Walpole Enfield trucks and drivers
Walpole Goffstown trucks and drivers
Walpole Merrimack trucks and drivers
Walpole Peterborough trucks and drivers
Walpole Washington trucks and drivers
Walpole Westmoreland vibratory roller
Washington Bow 5 trucks for 3 days

 

October 2004

  • NH building inspectors join public works mutual aid.

September 2003

  • Westmoreland contacted UNH T2 Center in need of equipment.

October 2002

  • NH Public Works Mutual Aid video created in Ossipee NH by Cineworks Productions, Inc.

November 1999

  • NH Office of Emergency Management (NHOEM) awarded Mutual Aid a grant.

March 1999

  • First Mutual Aid meeting: Steering Committee.

November 1998

  • Leighton "Chum" Cleverly, DPW Director in Bow NH, developed idea for Mutual Aid. Similar to programs already in place for fire and police.

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