Posts in Category: Fire

Michael Penland Honored as Employee of the Month 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, March 14, 2017 8:51:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Responds to Storm, Assists Neighboring Counties with Resources 

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. Valdosta Police Department ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Sunday, January 22, 2017 4:21:00 PM Categories: Engineering Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Fire Department Hosts Open House Recruitment 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, January 13, 2017 1:55:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Let's Talk Fire Safety 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:16:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD Chief Urges Families to Discuss Cooking Safety 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, December 12, 2016 4:36:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Twelve VFD Firefighters Graduate from Recruit School 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:26:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Unveils Four New Fire Trucks 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, November 30, 2016 5:06:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Fire Press Release Public Information

Charles Phillips Honored as November Employee of the Month 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, November 18, 2016 4:23:00 PM Categories: Fire Human Resources Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Events Kick Off Holiday for Community 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:31:00 AM Categories: Administration Engineering Fire Press Release Public Information Public Works

Valdosta’s Public Safety Personnel Provide Youth with Happier Holidays 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, November 9, 2016 2:53:00 PM Categories: Administration Fire Police Press Release Public Information
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