The Fire Marshal's Office oversees the fire department s efforts in fire inspections, investigations and prevention, as well as plans reviews, issuance of permits and related functions. The office s staff consists of two deputy fire marshals and an administrative assistant. The Fire Marshal's Office conducts fire safety inspections in several facilities located in Lynchburg, Va. The office also addresses citizens complaints regarding fire code violations. It provides tips on fire prevention related to candles, carbon monoxide, smoke alarms and home fire safety. The office issues permits and oversees open burn guidelines. The Fire Marshal s Office additionally issues assembly, blasting and firework display permits. The office is a part of the City of Lynchburg government, which operates community development, communications and marketing, human resources, information technology, fire and emergency medical services, police and public works departments. The Fire Marshal's Office is located in Lynchburg, Va.