The Valdosta Fire Department will kick off the annual “Give Burns the Boot” drive on Thursday, May 5, joining more than 100 other fire departments throughout the state of Georgia in raising money to benefit the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation.... read more
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 3:52:00 PM
In Photo: Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome received one of the first Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs (GAFC) Certifications from Chief Dwayne Jamison, 1st Vice President of GAFC, on April 12, 2016.
On April 12, 2016, City of Valdosta... read more
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 4:31:00 PM
The City of Valdosta will join other cities across Georgia in celebrating Georgia Cities Week, April 17-23, to recognize the many services city governments provide for the quality of life of citizens. The theme this year is “Go To Town” and will... read more
Thursday, April 14, 2016 7:57:00 AM
The Valdosta Fire Department will host a promotion ceremony on Monday, April 4, 2016, at 11 a.m., in the Valdosta City Hall Annex Multi-Purpose Room, located at 300 N. Lee Street.
The event will recognize the following VFD staff promotions in... read more
Friday, April 1, 2016 10:44:00 AM
The Valdosta Fire Department has partnered with the Georgia Department of Labor to host a Public Safety Career Expo, on Tuesday, April 12, from 12-3 p.m., at Valdosta Fire Station No. 1. The event preps citizens who are interested in learning more... read more
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 8:29:00 AM
Four of the city newest Valdosta Firefighters will graduate from Recruit School on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The graduation ceremony will take place for the graduates and their family members and guests from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Mathis Auditorium,... read more
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 5:57:00 PM
MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - U.S. Air Force F-15s, F-16s, A-10s, CV-22s, HH-60s and potentially other aircraft will be conducting aerial training at Grand Bay Bombing and Gunnery Range beginning Mar. 18, 2016 between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00... read more
Thursday, March 17, 2016 2:28:00 PM
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle, Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Police Chief Brian Childress honored VPD DARE Officer Stephen Findlay, VFD Lt. Dwight Primrose and VFD Sgt. Keith Niehanke as the March 2016 Employees of the Month at the March 10 City Council ... read more
Thursday, March 17, 2016 2:22:00 PM
As citizens spring forward an hour for Daylight Saving Time this Sunday, March 13, at 2 a.m., Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome wants to remind citizens to test the batteries in their home smoke detectors.
“A properly installed and maintained... read more
Friday, March 11, 2016 8:11:00 AM
Valdosta’s new Insurance Service Office (ISO) rating is a Class 1 —and it’s a significant achievement for our city and our citizens. Valdosta’s ISO rating is the highest fire insurance rating in the nation, held by only 136 out of 48,000 communities ... read more
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 8:25:00 AM