Fire Chief, Exec Trainer Kickoff Community Xccelerator

VALDOSTA — Participants in the Community Xccelerator kicked off their first session on Tuesday, August 13 and were introduced to Valdosta Fire Department Chief Brian Boutwell and John Maxwell Executive Director, Lynne Brown. Chief Boutwell…

VFD Firefighters Give Burns the Boot

City of Valdosta Press Release: 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…

VFD Responds to Structure Fire

Photo: Valdosta Fire Department Facebook VALDOSTA - The Valdosta Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 1103 Timber Line Drive Tuesday evening. The first unit arrived on scene at 7:24 p.m. and the fire…

VFD Offers 2nd Annual Citizens Fire Academy

VALDOSTA -- The Valdosta Fire Department is once again fighting fire with knowledge through its 2nd Annual Citizens Fire Academy, which will educate citizens on the services provided by the VFD, increase fire and life-safety awareness,…

Valdosta Fire Chief Rice Announces Retirement

Valdosta, GA- Valdosta Fire Chief J.D. Rice has announced his retirement from the City of Valdosta, effective December 31, 2013, after 21 years at the City of Valdosta Fire Department (VFD) and more than 35 years…