The Valdosta Fire Department unveiled four new fire trucks on Nov. 30 that replaced four 18-year-old pumper trucks in its current fleet at stations 2,3,4 and 6. The new trucks are front line pumpers that are custom-built with the latest and most... read more
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 5:06:00 PM
Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome honored Lt. Charles Phillips as the November 2016 Employee of the Month at the Nov. 10 City Council meeting. Lt. Phillips received a framed certificate and a check for $200, and his... read more
Friday, November 18, 2016 4:23:00 PM
IN PHOTO: City of Valdosta Light Equipment Operator Lonnie Ledbetter places the star on the 30-foot Christmas tree assembled on the front lawn of Valdosta City Hall. The public is invited to the annual Christmas Tree Lighting that will be held here... read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:31:00 AM
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
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 2:53:00 PM
The City of Valdosta is making the holiday season special for persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs who reside at the Parkwood Developmental Center. On Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m., Mayor John Gayle, VFD Fire Chief... read more
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 8:40:00 AM
After nine weeks behind-the-scenes with the Valdosta Fire Department (VFD), 18 citizens graduated from the VFD Citizens Fire Academy, on Oct. 25. The program, in its third year, educates citizens and the business community about the services... read more
Thursday, October 27, 2016 10:57:00 AM
Valdosta MCPD Award Recipients (from left): VFD Fire Chief Freddie Broome, VFD Firefighter Darren Williams, Mayor John Gayle, Public Works Director Richard Hardy, Public Works Superintendent DeMarcus Marshall and Public Works Coordinator Tonja... read more
Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:56:00 PM
October is National Fire Prevention Month, and the Valdosta Fire Department has once again planned a variety of educational activities for residents of all ages.
One of the simplest ways for families to protect their loved ones from fire is to... read more
Thursday, September 29, 2016 12:22:00 PM
IN PHOTO: Ronnie Register (far right), Georgia Search and Rescue Coordinator for the Georgia Emergency Management Agency, presented a $21,000 Homeland Security Grant check to Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome, who is accompanied by Assistant... read more
Friday, September 16, 2016 8:15:00 AM
Two events this weekend will provide gathering spots for citizens to remember and honor real heroes.
Real Heroes—Celebrating our First Responders and Military
On Saturday, Sept. 10, a collaboration of the City of Valdosta, Lowndes County,... read more
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 4:35:00 PM