On Saturday, June 9, Valdosta Fire Department Lieutenant Justin Ply was recognized as the Elks Lodge Public Safety Officer (PSO) of the year for the State of Georgia. This comes after Ply was awarded Public Safety Officer of the year for the... read more
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 4:43:00 PM
The City of Valdosta, alongside the Valdosta Police Department, Valdosta Fire Department, Arbor Division and several other businesses/organizations such as Lowndes County Fire, Smallcakes, McDonalds, Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks &... read more
Thursday, June 7, 2018 1:57:00 PM
This summer, several Valdosta State University students and their professor are learning the daily tasks of firefighters and the physical demands of their job.
The Valdosta Fire Department and Lowndes County Fire and Rescue are... read more
Thursday, June 7, 2018 8:37:00 AM
In August, the Valdosta Fire Department (VFD) will host its fifth 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
Thursday, May 31, 2018 3:14:00 PM
The Valdosta Fire Department will kick off the annual “Give Burns the Boot” drive on Thursday, May 10, joining more than 100 other fire departments throughout the state of Georgia in raising money to benefit the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation. ... read more
Monday, April 30, 2018 10:24:00 AM
2018 Jr. Fire Marshal of the Year
Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Mrs. Betty Baty presented Abigail Kimbrough, a 2nd grader at Sallas Mahone Elementary School, with the 2018 Junior Fire Marshal of the Year award, on March 26th. She... read more
Friday, April 13, 2018 4:06:00 PM
LOWNDES COUNTY EMA, Jan. 3, 2018--So many thanks to all of you for helping with communications today. It appears the precipitation is over and now we wait for road conditions to improve. Public Works and Utility crews across the community have been... read more
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 3:13:00 PM
Sgt. Henry Courson (center) is joined by Battalion Chief Frank McMillan, Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Mayor John Gayle (on left) and family members (on right).
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Chief Freddie Broome... read more
Friday, December 29, 2017 11:30:00 AM
From Left: Erin Willis, Lt. Dereck Willis, Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Mayor John Gayle.
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Chief Freddie Broome honored Lt. Dereck Willis as the November 2017 Employee of the Month at the ... read more
Thursday, November 16, 2017 1:36:00 PM
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle, Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Assistant Fire Chief Brian Boutwell honored Battalion Chief Franklin McMillan as the October 2017 Employee of the Month at the Oct. 12 City Council meeting. Chief McMillan received a ... read more
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 2:29:00 PM