Chief Otto Huber was in attendance at the August 28, 2018 Council meeting topresent the city with their recently received Accredited Agency Award from the
Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) in Dallas Texas. During thepresentation Chief Huber expressed his thanks to his staff and especially Deputy
Chief Josh Blum for their efforts in the department receiving this prestigiouscertification. Chief Huber pointed out that LSFD is one (1) of only nine (9) Accredited
Fire Departments in the State of Ohio and also that LSFD is one (1) of only eleven(11) departments that is dual certified both in Fire and EMS in the United
States. Upon acceptance of the award, Mayor Kathy Bailey stated "it isnice to see that everyone else recognizes what we already knew here in Loveland;
that LSFD is an excellent department and one of the cornerstones of ourcommunity"