Posts in Category: Fire

City Responds to TS Hermine 

Citizens’ safety the top priority; cleanup efforts expected to take weeks
The City of Valdosta is responding to the impact of Tropical Storm Hermine, even while storm conditions may continue through midday today. Persevering through hurricane-strength winds, large amounts of rainfall, power outages, and downed traffic... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, September 2, 2016 11:02:00 AM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Fire Police Press Release Public Information Public Works Utilities

VFD Hosts First Annual Firefighters Ball 

Event to raise money and awareness for local women and families
Have a ball, and make a difference doing it. The Valdosta Fire Department is hosting the First Annual Firefighters Ball on Oct. 15, 2016, to give the community a night of food and fun, but also to raise money for the work of Pink Heals Valdosta... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, September 1, 2016 9:45:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Community Prepares for Tropical Storm 

View Press Release Issued by Lowndes County The National Weather Service has predicted that Tropical Storm Hermine, that was upgraded yesterday from Tropical Depression 9, will move through Valdosta and is expected to bring thunderstorms to our... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, August 31, 2016 4:03:00 PM Categories: Administration City Council Engineering Fire Police Public Information Public Works Utilities

VFD Kicks off "Fill the Boot" Drive, Sept. 1-3 

Campaign benefits children and adults affected by muscle disease
The Valdosta Fire Department will kick off the firefighters' annual "Fill the Boot" fundraising campaign on Thursday, Sept. 1. The event benefits the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and celebrates a partnership lasting more than 60 years to... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, August 26, 2016 2:40:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Assistant Fire Chief Brian Boutwell Receives GAFC Certification 

On Aug. 13, 2016, City of Valdosta Assistant Fire Chief Brian Boutwell joined 21 fellow chiefs in being certified by the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs (GAFC) during the 2016 Fires Service Conference held in Augusta. Certification applicants... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 15, 2016 2:19:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Three VFD Staff Members Honored as August 2016 Employees of the Month 

IN PHOTO L-R: Sgt. Shelley Miller, Firefighter Austin Williams, Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Administrative Battalion Chief Ronald Skrine. (Not present in photo is Lt. Robert Mercer.)​ Valdosta Mayor John Gayle and Administrative Battalion Chief ... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Monday, August 15, 2016 11:33:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Three VFD Staff Members Honored as July 2016 Employees of the Month 

IN PHOTO L-R: Lt. Jeff Talley, Firefighter Brandon Matheny, Fire Chief Freddie Broome and Mayor Pro Tem Alvin Payton, Jr. (Not present in photo is Sgt. Wade Briggs.) Valdosta Mayor Pro Tem Alvin Payton, Jr. and Fire Chief Freddie Broome... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Tuesday, August 2, 2016 3:25:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

City Hosts Back the Red & Blue Blood Drive, July 28 

The City of Valdosta has partnered with the American Red Cross for a blood drive that will save lives and honor the police and fire personnel who make a difference in our community daily. The Back the Red & Blue Blood Drive will take place... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:36:00 AM Categories: Fire Police Press Release Public Information

Registration Opens for 2016 Citizens Fire Academy 

The Valdosta Fire Department (VFD) is fighting fire with knowledge through its 3rd annual nine-week Citizens Fire Academy designed to educate citizens and the business community about the services provided by the VFD, increase fire and life-safety... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:21:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta Firefighter Selected as GSFA Firefighter of the Year 

“I do what I do each day to help and show compassion to people,” said Valdosta Fire Department Firefighter Tangela Rowe, who is the recipient of the 2016 Georgia State Firefighters Association (GSFA) Firefighter of the Year award. Firefighter Rowe... read more
 
Posted by Sementha Mathews Thursday, July 14, 2016 4:42:00 PM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information
Page 7 of 9 << < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 > >>