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    The Lynchburg Fire Department, established in April of 1883, provides fire suppression and prevention services, emergency medical services, technical rescue, hazardous materials response, and confined space emergency response for approximately 80,000 Lynchburg residents, as well as the thousands who enter the area daily to work and shop. The department is staffed with 186 personnel, including civilians, firefighters and emergency medical personnel operating with eight stations, administrative office, specialized repair shop, and Fire Training Facility.

    OUR VISION

    To be a leading public safety agency in the Commonwealth, providing superior services that promotes life safety and minimizes property damage.

    OUR PURPOSE/MISSION
    First in Safety. First in Service. First in Community.

    OUR VALUES
    Honesty — Integrity — Trust — Compassion