Posts in Category: Fire

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

Valdosta Fire Department partners with Georgia Division of Family and Children Services for Bicycle Giveaway 

On Friday, December 14, 2018, The Valdosta Fire Department gave the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services (DFACS) ten bicycles that will be distributed to kids in Valdosta for Christmas. This is part of the Fire Department’s Annual ... read more
 
Posted by Ashlyn Becton Friday, December 14, 2018 2:56:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD Lt. Shelley Miller and Allen Carter honored as December Employee of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle honored Shelley Miller and Allen Carter as the December 2018 Employee of the Month at the December 6 City Council meeting. Miller and Carter received a framed certificate, a check for $200, and their names will appear on a ... read more
 
Posted by Marcus McConico Friday, December 7, 2018 2:37:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

City of Valdosta brings holiday cheer to Parkwood Development Center during Annual Mayor's Christmas Motorcade 

On Wednesday, December 05, 2018, the City of Valdosta made the holiday season special for persons with disabilities and behavioral health needs who reside at the Parkwood Development Center. “This is a special time of the year when we give to... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Thursday, December 6, 2018 8:09:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD Quick Response Minimizes Damage to Historic Downtown Church During Early Morning Fire 

On Monday, December 3, the Valdosta Fire Department responded to a structure fire at First United Methodist Church located at 109 West Valley Street. The call came in at 7:30 a.m. and the first fire unit arrived at 7:32 a.m. Once fire units arrived... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Monday, December 3, 2018 11:51:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Holiday Cooking Tips from the Valdosta Fire Department 

Thanksgiving is the leading day for home fires involved in cooking equipment. Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Valdosta Fire Department wants citizens to ensure they are taking safety precautions when cooking. Ensure that you have... read more
 
Posted by Azhia Smothers Tuesday, November 20, 2018 1:19:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

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 Azhia Smothers Tuesday, November 20, 2018 9:40:00 AM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information
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