Through training and community education, the staff of the Bristol Virginia Fire Department strives to achieve a Safe Community for its citizens, employees and visitors on a daily basis. BVFD trains everyday on different situations that they could be called upon at a moments notice. Out training division consists of four members. The training officer who makes sure the department is maintaining the amount of hours it needs to keep its ISO rating. The training officer then passes the schedule to each shift training officer to make sure each shift completes the annual training.