The Lynchburg Fire Department was notified on Monday, February 22 by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) that it has achieved full international accreditation. The Commission issued its approval during its virtual commissioner’s meeting.
The accreditation process includes a review of 12 areas of the department including: standards of cover, response/benchmarks and strategies, paramedics/first aid, strategic plan, public education, fire prevention, fire investigation, apparatus maintenance, personnel training, human resources, safety equipment and external relations.
We’re rolling out 2021 with a revamped City Source! We will continue with our monthly publication in the News and Advance providing you with the latest City information you need to know and will have this expanded blog style version available to read further on what interests you! You can also subscribe to receive the City Source directly to your email inbox.
The City of Lynchburg is teaming up with the Virginia Department of Health, Centra and other community partners to provide information about the COVID-19 vaccine. Please visit www.lynchburgva.gov/covid-19-vaccination. This page will be updated regularly as new information is received.
Lynchburg utility disconnections will resume in March after a year-long suspension. If your account is delinquent, you still have time to take advantage of the CARES Utility Relief Funds to receive assistance because the deadline has been extended. Funds will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Every effort will be made to ensure the distribution of this assistance will be as equitable as possible. You may complete the application online at www.lynchburgva.gov/CARES. The application can also be printed and returned by mail or left in the drop-off box in front of City Hall, 900 Church Street. (NOTE: City Hall is still closed to the public.) Lastly, you may submit the information by calling (434) 455-3840 during the business hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
As colder temperatures approach, Lynchburg Water Resources would like to share some tips for keeping your pipes from freezing: