Posts in Category: Fire

Valdosta Celebrates Georgia Cities Week 2017 

Variety of events planned to celebrate city life
The City of Valdosta will celebrate Georgia Cities Week, April 23-29, with a variety of events throughout the week. The theme this year is “Cities in the Mix,” which spotlights Valdosta’s important role in creating community gathering spaces and... read more
 

Henry and Thibodeau Honored as Employees of the Month 

Administrative Battalion Chief Johnny Henry and Special Operations Capt. Jeffrey Thibodeau were honored as the April 2017 Employees of the Month at the April 6 City Council meeting for their humanitarian actions and leadership skills. In... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, April 11, 2017 8:54:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD Promotes Five 

The Valdosta Fire Department hosted a ceremony on Friday, March 31 at the Valdosta City Hall Annex to celebrate the promotions of five of its members. From the left: Sergeants Chris Stevick and Matt Courson; Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome; and... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, March 31, 2017 5:06:00 PM Categories: Fire Public Information

2017 Jr. Fire Marshal Awards Presented 

2017 Jr. Fire Marshall of the Year Valdosta Fire Marshal James Clinkscales and Educator Regina Kimbrough presented Sarai Prescott, a 4th grader at Sallas Mahone Elementary School, with the 2017 Junior Fire Marshal of the Year award, on March 27.... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, March 30, 2017 3:16:00 PM Categories: Fire Public Information

Michael Penland Honored as Employee of the Month 

Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Department Chief Freddie Broome honored Firefighter Michael Penland as the March 2017 Employee of the Month at the March 9 City Council meeting. Penland received a framed certificate and a check for $200,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, March 14, 2017 8:51:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Responds to Storm, Assists Neighboring Counties with Resources 

In addition to responding to storm-related issues throughout the city, City of Valdosta department personnel were also some of the first responders on scene following the tragic tornado that hit Cook County on Jan. 22. Valdosta Police Department ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Sunday, January 22, 2017 4:21:00 PM Categories: Engineering Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

Valdosta Fire Department Hosts Open House Recruitment 

The Valdosta Fire Department will host two open house events on upcoming Saturdays, Feb.11 and 25, 2017, to stimulate interest among those seeking employment with the Valdosta Fire Department. The events will take place at the Valdosta Regional... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, January 13, 2017 1:55:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Let's Talk Fire Safety 

VFD Releases January 2017 Issue
The Valdosta Fire Department has released the January 2017 issue of "Let's Talk Fire Safety." Residents are encouraged to take a few minutes to enjoy this monthly publication, and then share with others. Visit their web page to download the... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, January 4, 2017 12:16:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

VFD Chief Urges Families to Discuss Cooking Safety 

Cooking is often a fun activity that brings family and friends together, particularly around the holidays. Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome said it is also the number one cause of home fires and home injuries. In the past week, the Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, December 12, 2016 4:36:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Twelve VFD Firefighters Graduate from Recruit School 

Twelve Valdosta firefighters will graduate from Recruit School on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. A ceremony for the graduates, their family members and guests will begin at 2 p.m. at the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority facility,... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:26:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Fire Press Release Public Information
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