Posts in Category: Fire

Donation to VFD Breathes Life into Rescued Pets 

VFD firefighters rescue pup from recent Valdosta home fire. View Msg from Chief Broome The Valdosta Fire Department received a donation of pet oxygen masks from Invisible Fence® Brand's Project Breathe that will allow firefighters to... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, July 12, 2017 4:34:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Receives GPP Trailblazer Award 

Pictured from left: Mark Barber, Assistant City Manager; Alvin Payton Jr., Valdosta Mayor Pro Tem; Dorothy Hubbard, GMA President and Albany Mayor; Vivian Miller-Cody, Councilwoman; John Gayle, Valdosta Mayor; Sandra Tooley, Councilwoman;... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, July 5, 2017 4:45:00 PM Categories: Engineering Finance Fire Human Resources Neighborhood Development Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Commits to Second Year of Great Promise to Local Youth 

City recognized for leading state in implementation of program
Sixteen Valdosta High School juniors and seniors embarked on a career training experience of a lifetime with the City of Valdosta on July 5, as part of the Great Promise Partnership Program (GPP). The new students joined four GPP student interns... read more
 

Lt. Ply Honored as June Employee of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Administrative Chief Johnny Henry honored Training Division Lt. Justin Ply as the June 2017 Employee of the Month at the June 22 City Council meeting. Lt. Ply received a framed certificate and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 22, 2017 7:39:00 PM Categories: Fire Human Resources Press Release Public Information

City Delivers a Balanced Budget 

The City of Valdosta Fiscal Year 2018 Budget was approved by the Mayor and City Council at their June 22 City Council meeting. The budget was presented to the council as a balanced budget, as required by the City Charter, importantly with no... read more
 

Registration Opens for 2017 Citizens Fire Academy 

The Valdosta Fire Department (VFD) will host its fourth annual Citizens Fire Academy designed to educate the residential and business communities about the services provided by the VFD, to increase fire and life safety awareness and to establish... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, June 15, 2017 11:58:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD Firefighters Give Burns the Boot 

The Valdosta Fire Department will kick off the annual “Give Burns the Boot” drive on Thursday, May 4, joining more than 100 other fire departments throughout the state of Georgia in raising money to benefit the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, May 1, 2017 9:44:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Leading Cause of Home Fires is Unattended Cooking 

The number one cause of home fires and home injuries is unattended cooking, according to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA). Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome urges all community members to pay attention while cooking in the kitchen... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, April 28, 2017 4:39:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

It's Georgia Cities Week! 

April 23-29, 2017

 

Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, April 24, 2017 10:16:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Finance Fire Main Street Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Celebrates Georgia Cities Week 2017 

Variety of events planned to celebrate city life
The City of Valdosta will celebrate Georgia Cities Week, April 23-29, with a variety of events throughout the week. The theme this year is “Cities in the Mix,” which spotlights Valdosta’s important role in creating community gathering spaces and... read more
 
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