VFD to host annual 9/11 Memorial 5K (VIDEO)

VALDOSTA, Ga.— The Valdosta Fire Department extends an invitation to the public to participate in their annual 9/11 Memorial 5K. This event recognizes first responders who were killed or impacted as the first to respond…

Valdosta Battle of the Badges happening July 28

Release: As a reminder our Fire and Police Departments are hosting a blood-drive through the Red Cross. The Battle of the Badges Blood-Drive is next Wednesday, July 28. It will be held between 10 am…

VFD partners with Orlando for RIT Operations training

Release: Valdosta Fire Department Hosts Rapid Intervention Operations Training with Orlando Fire Department Lieutenant Bassel Ibrahim On Wednesday, June 30, the Valdosta Fire Department hosted a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) Operations Training at the Lowndes…

VPD and VFD announce their 2021 Battle of…

VALDOSTA, Ga.— The Valdosta Fire Department and the Valdosta Police Department get ready to host their annual Battle of the Badges on July 28, 2021. This is an inter-departmental competition in cooperation with the American…

VFD receives new SCBA gear and monitoring systems

Release: SPLOST Funds Purchase of New Valdosta Fire Department Airpacks to Improve Accountability and Safety of Firefighters The Valdosta Fire Department recently received its first phase of new Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) units. The SCBAs…

VFD receives training on infant abandonment

Release: Greater Valdosta United Way Sponsors Safe Haven Training through the Hope Box for Valdosta Fire Department On Thursday, June 24, The Valdosta Fire Department concluded a three-day educational training program on the safe haven…

VFD urges residents to keep there ovens clean

Release: Valdosta Fire Department Stresses the Importance of Cleaning Ovens Over the weekend, the Valdosta Fire Department responded to several structure fires started by an oven in the kitchen. There are a lot of reasons…