Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Chief Freddie Broome honored Firefighter Michael Penland as the March 2017 Employee of the Month at the March 9 City Council meeting. Penland received a framed certificate and a check for $200,... read more
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 8:51:00 AM
In addition to responding to storm-related issues throughout the city, City of Valdosta department personnel were also some of the first responders on scene following the tragic tornado that hit Cook County on Jan. 22.
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Sunday, January 22, 2017 4:21:00 PM
The Valdosta Fire Department will host two open house events on upcoming Saturdays, Feb.11 and 25, 2017, to stimulate interest among those seeking employment with the Valdosta Fire Department. The events will take place at the Valdosta Regional... read more
Friday, January 13, 2017 1:55:00 PM
VFD Releases January 2017 Issue
The Valdosta Fire Department has released the January 2017 issue of "Let's Talk Fire Safety." Residents are encouraged to take a few minutes to enjoy this monthly publication, and then share with others.
Visit their web page to download the... read more
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:16:00 PM
Cooking is often a fun activity that brings family and friends together, particularly around the holidays. Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome said it is also the number one cause of home fires and home injuries.
In the past week, the Valdosta... read more
Monday, December 12, 2016 4:36:00 PM
Twelve Valdosta firefighters will graduate from Recruit School on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. A ceremony for the graduates, their family members and guests will begin at 2 p.m. at the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority facility,... read more
Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:26:00 AM
The Valdosta Fire Department unveiled four new fire trucks on Nov. 30 that replaced four 18-year-old pumper trucks in its current fleet at stations 2,3,4 and 6. The new trucks are front line pumpers that are custom-built with the latest and most... read more
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 5:06:00 PM
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome honored Lt. Charles Phillips as the November 2016 Employee of the Month at the Nov. 10 City Council meeting. Lt. Phillips received a framed certificate and a check for $200, and his... read more
Friday, November 18, 2016 4:23:00 PM
IN PHOTO: City of Valdosta Light Equipment Operator Lonnie Ledbetter places the star on the 30-foot Christmas tree assembled on the front lawn of Valdosta City Hall. The public is invited to the annual Christmas Tree Lighting that will be held here... read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:31:00 AM
The Valdosta Police Department and the Valdosta Fire Department are collecting donations for their annual Shop with a Cop and Shop with a Firefighter programs.
The purpose of these programs is to brighten the holiday season for Valdosta families... read more
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 2:53:00 PM