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Battalion Chief Greg Wormser
After becoming a permanent resident of Lynchburg in 1993, Greg graduated from Lynchburg College in 1995 and was hired by the Fire Department that same year. Greg obtained his National Registered Paramedic Certification in 1998 and became a Squad Leader that same year. In 2001, Greg was promoted to Captain at Station 3, supervising eight staff operating three apparatus. In 2007, Greg was promoted to Battalion Chief and was named the Fire Marshal for the City. In 2010, Greg obtained his Masters Certificate in Local Government Management from Virginia Tech. Most recently Battalion Chief Wormser has been assigned to Battalion 1 on A Shift supervising four stations and more than 25 personnel. In addition, Battalion Chief Wormser is the Technical Rescue Team Coordinator for Virginia Strike Team III, a state rescue asset deployable both locally and statewide.
Battalion Chief Wormser holds many Technical Rescue Certifications and is certified as Fire Officer IV. In addition to participating in educational opportunities in Central Virginia, Battalion Chief Wormser maintains instructorships in Pediatric Advanced Life Support, CPR, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Battalion Chief Wormser volunteers in the community, serving as a Board Member on three different community-driven projects/associations in the Lynchburg area.