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Emergency Services

    The Lynchburg LEPC meets quarterly (January, April, July, October) on the 3rd Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Department of Emergency Services Center, 3621 Candlers Mountain Rd, Lynchburg.

    The 2016 meeting dates are:  January 20th, April 20th, July 20th and October 19th. For more information regarding the LEPC meetings, please contact the Director of Emergency Services, Melissa Foster, at (434) 455-4290.

    Address 1: 
    3621 Candlers Mountain Rd
    City: 
    Lynchburg
    State: 
    Virginia
    Zip/Postal: 
    24502
    Primary Phone: 
    434-455-4290
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    Date: 
    Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 2:00pm

    The Lynchburg LEPC meets quarterly (January, April, July, October) on the 3rd Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Department of Emergency Services Center, 3621 Candlers Mountain Rd, Lynchburg.

    The 2016 meeting dates are:  January 20th, April 20th, July 20th and October 19th. For more information regarding the LEPC meetings, please contact the Director of Emergency Services, Melissa Foster, at (434) 455-4290.

    Address 1: 
    3621 Candlers Mountain Rd
    City: 
    Lynchburg
    State: 
    Virginia
    Zip/Postal: 
    24502
    Primary Phone: 
    434-455-4290
    No votes yet
    Date: 
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 2:00pm

    The Lynchburg LEPC meets quarterly (January, April, July, October) on the 3rd Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Department of Emergency Services Center, 3621 Candlers Mountain Rd, Lynchburg.

    The 2016 meeting dates are:  January 20th, April 20th, July 20th and October 19th. For more information regarding the LEPC meetings, please contact the Director of Emergency Services, Melissa Foster, at (434) 455-4290.

    Address 1: 
    3621 Candlers Mountain Rd
    City: 
    Lynchburg
    State: 
    Virginia
    Zip/Postal: 
    24502
    Primary Phone: 
    434-455-4290
    No votes yet
    Date: 
    Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 2:00pm

    The Lynchburg LEPC meets quarterly (January, April, July, October) on the 3rd Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Department of Emergency Services Center, 3621 Candlers Mountain Rd, Lynchburg.

    The 2016 meeting dates are:  January 20th, April 20th, July 20th and October 19th. For more information regarding the LEPC meetings, please contact the Director of Emergency Services, Melissa Foster, at (434) 455-4290.

    Address 1: 
    3621 Candlers Mountain Rd
    City: 
    Lynchburg
    State: 
    Virginia
    Zip/Postal: 
    24502
    Primary Phone: 
    434-455-4290
    No votes yet
    Date: 
    Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Get critical information about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Lynchburg Alert Notification Program. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

    Sign-up here to receive information about emergency preparedness around the City and State. Please include your Name and E-mail Address. 

    On Monday, April 14, 2014, the National Weather Service partnered with the American Red Cross and the Lynchburg Department of Emergency Services, will be hosting a SKYWARN class. During the class, the following topics will be covered: 

    • Basics of thunderstorm development
    • Fundamentals of storm structure
    • Identifying potential severe weather features
    • Information to report
    • How to report information
    • Basic severe weahter safety

    The class will begin at 6 p.m. at 1007 Sheffield Drive in Lynchburg. The class is free; however, seating is limited. Please contact Beverly Gaydas, with the American Red Cross at (434) 845-1234 x3403 to RSVP.

     

    Contact Name: 
    Beverly Gaydas, American Red Cross
    Contact Phone: 
    (434) 845-1234 x3403
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    Date: 
    Monday, April 14, 2014 - 6:00pm

    Before, during and after an emergency situation, you should listen to local media for instructions from emergency officials.  There may be times when you are advised to stay in place until it is safe to travel. Consider purchasing a NOAA Weather Radio to stay informed about weather and emergency situations. Also during emergencies, phone lines may be tied up. However, text messages will usually go through.

    What is a Family Emergency Plan?

    A Family Emergency Plan is the least expensive and simplest thing you can do to prepare for emergencies. The plan is where information you need during an emergency is located. Make sure you include the following in your plan:

    What is an Emergency Kit?

    An Emergency Kit is a collection of essential items which meet your basic survival needs. Emergency Kits do not have to be expensive. Most of the time, items for an emergency kit are around your home.