Two Escape Malfunctioning Elevators at Lynchburg's Allied Arts Building

UPDATE:3:05 p.m.

Lynchburg, VA - An electrical issue at the Allied Arts Building caused two elevators to malfunction, temporarily trapping one person in each elevator.

The two people are now out of the elevators and were not injured.

Fire crews responded to the scene after the smell of smoke was reported.

Church Street and 7th Street near the Allied Arts Building remain closed.

Stay with ABC 13 to further updates.


Lynchburg, VA - An electrical issue has closed streets near the Allied Arts Building, according to Lynchburg Police dispatchers (Lyncomm).

ABC 13 is following this story and will bring you more details as they become available.

Stay with for further updates.

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