The Lynchburg Fire Department (LFD) celebrated its 140th anniversary in 2023. Established in April of 1883, the LFD 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 come into the City every day for work, education or recreation. The department is staffed with 186 personnel, including civilians, firefighters and emergency medical personnel operating with eight stations, an administrative office, a Logistics shop and a Fire Training Facility.
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.
The Lynchburg Fire Department is excited to share its Annual Report.
Find a summary of the City's hiring process in regard to becoming a Lynchburg firefighter.
The Fire Department provides primary EMS response for both emergency and non-emergency ambulance transportation within the City.
Access information about the responsibilities of the Fire Marshal's Office.
View the Flashpoint Newsletter from the Lynchburg Fire Department.
Get information about staff members of the Fire Department.
Discover information about the Fire Department Stations and other Fire Department buildings.
Read through the Strategic Plan of the Fire Department.