Posts in Category: Fire

VFD Firefighters Give Burns the Boot 

The Valdosta Fire Department will kick off the annual “Give Burns the Boot” drive on Thursday, May 23rd, joining more than 100 other fire departments throughout the state of Georgia in raising money to benefit the Georgia Firefighters Burn... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:52:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD Conducts Live Burn Training 

The Valdosta Fire Department will conduct a controlled house burn on Tuesday, May 28, from 8 am to 5 pm, at 613 New Hudson Street. The residence is located at the intersection of New Hudson St. and S. Fry St. off Lake Park Road. The controlled... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, May 21, 2019 12:12:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Registration Opens for 2019 Citizens Fire Academy 

In August, the Valdosta Fire Department (VFD) will host its sixth 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... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Tuesday, May 21, 2019 12:05:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD honored at Firefighter Appreciation Luncheon  

Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Jim Beck and VFD Chief Freddie Broome On Thursday, April 4, Georgia Arson Control along with Georgia’s Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner, Jim Beck, sponsored a Firefighter Appreciation... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, April 5, 2019 9:17:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Fire Department March 2019 Newsletter 

The March 2019 Valdosta Fire Department newsletter is available for download from the City of Valdosta website. This issue includes topics such as safety when handling smoking materials, such as cigarettes, pipes and cigars. read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Wednesday, March 6, 2019 2:06:00 PM Categories: Fire Public Information

Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation Can Trailer Moved to New Location 

The Valdosta Fire Department has moved its can collection trailer to a new location. The can recycling trailer was initially at Fire Station One, but has since been moved to the intersection of Woodrow Wilson Drive and Ashley Street. This move was... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Wednesday, February 20, 2019 8:10:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Fire Department January 2019 Newsletter 

The January 2019 Valdosta Fire Department newsletter is available for download from the City of Valdosta website. This issue includes information about carbon monoxide. read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Monday, January 14, 2019 10:43:00 AM Categories: Fire

Citizens Reminded of Fireworks Safety ahead of the New Year Holiday 

According to Georgia law, fireworks are allowed on New Year’s Eve from 10 a.m. until 1 a.m. The law bans people from igniting fireworks on roadways, right-of-ways, highways and within 100 yards of hospitals, nursing homes and prisons. Please respect ... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Monday, December 31, 2018 11:55:00 AM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Fire Department Unveils Two New Ladder Trucks 

The Valdosta Fire Department unveiled two new fire trucks on Dec. 21 that replaced both a 1993 and 2005 ladder truck in its current fleet at Stations 1 & 2. Both trucks needed to be replaced due to mechanical issues, age, dependability, and... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, December 21, 2018 1:41:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD Citizens Fire Academy Alumni sponsor a local foster child for the holidays  

On Thursday, December 20, 2018, The Valdosta Fire Department Citizen's Fire Academy Alumni Association received a six-foot stocking filled with toys from Direct Auto & Life Insurance of Valdosta. The stocking will be donated as part of the... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Thursday, December 20, 2018 4:37:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information
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