Posts in Category: Fire

Spring Forward, Time to Change Smoke Detector Batteries 

As citizens spring forward an hour for Daylight Saving Time this Sunday, March 13, at 2 a.m., Valdosta Fire Chief Freddie Broome wants to remind citizens to test the batteries in their home smoke detectors. “A properly installed and maintained... read more
Posted by Sementha Mathews Friday, March 11, 2016 8:11:00 AM Categories: Fire Press Release Public Information

Valdosta’s ISO Rating Top in Nation 

Valdosta’s new Insurance Service Office (ISO) rating is a Class 1 —and it’s a significant achievement for our city and our citizens. Valdosta’s ISO rating is the highest fire insurance rating in the nation, held by only 136 out of 48,000 communities ... read more
Posted by Sementha Mathews Wednesday, January 27, 2016 8:25:00 AM Categories: Administration Fire Utilities

VFD and Wiregrass Partner for Community Success 

IN GROUP PHOTO (from left): Wiregrass Instructor Mark Whitson; Wiregrass Automotive Collison Repair students Dakota Knudsen, Kelvin Adams, Marvin Martin and James Rickerson; Battalion Chief Ronald Skrine and Fire Chief Freddie Broome proudly stand... read more
Posted by Admin Wednesday, December 2, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Fire

VFD Promotes Two of Its Own 

The Valdosta Fire Department hosted a special promotion ceremony for two of its employees on Nov. 16 at the City Hall Annex. The event recognized the promotions of Johnny Henry to Battalion Chief and Brian Boutwell to Assistant Fire Chief in the ... read more
Posted by Admin Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Fire

Valdosta Youth to Explore Firefighting Career  

The Valdosta Fire Department is accepting applications for its new Fire & Emergency Services Career Exploring program, which teaches and provides firsthand experience for young people ages 14 to 20 about careers in the field of fire and... read more
Posted by Admin Monday, November 9, 2015 12:00:00 AM Categories: Fire
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