in 2017, Deputy Chief Michael McLaughlin Jr. was appointed the Emergency Management Coordinator for Peters Township by Township Council. This appointment comes after many hours of training and preparation for the position through State and Federal classes and certifications. The position oversees all emergency action plans, severe weather issues, risk management and hazard reduction for the Township. Implementing emergency management within the fire department is a national and natural trend.
The entire department trains annually in emergency preparedness and is in a great position to handle emergencies within the municipality.