Posts in Category: Fire

Valdosta Celebrates Georgia Cities Week, April 17-23 

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
 

VFD Hosts Promotion Ceremony 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, April 1, 2016 10:44:00 AM Categories: Administration Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD Hosts Public Safety Career Expo, April 12 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, March 23, 2016 8:29:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Four Graduate from VFD Recruit School 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, March 22, 2016 5:57:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Aerial Training at Grand Bay Range, Mar. 18 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 17, 2016 2:28:00 PM Categories: Environmental Fire Police Public Information

Findlay, Primrose and Niehanke Earn March Employees of the Month 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 17, 2016 2:22:00 PM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information

Spring Forward, Time to Change Smoke Detector Batteries 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, March 11, 2016 8:11:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta’s ISO Rating Top in Nation 

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
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, January 27, 2016 8:25:00 AM Categories: Administration Fire Utilities

VFD and Wiregrass Partner for Community Success 

IN GROUP PHOTO (from left): Wiregrass Instructor Mark Whitson; Wiregrass Automotive Collison Repair students Dakota Knudsen, Kelvin Adams, Marvin Martin and James Rickerson; Battalion Chief Ronald Skrine and Fire Chief Freddie Broome proudly stand... read more
 
Posted by Admin Wednesday, December 2, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Fire

VFD Promotes Two of Its Own 

The Valdosta Fire Department hosted a special promotion ceremony for two of its employees on Nov. 16 at the City Hall Annex. The event recognized the promotions of Johnny Henry to Battalion Chief and Brian Boutwell to Assistant Fire Chief in the ... read more
 
Posted by Admin Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Fire
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