Valdosta fire chief named to new position

Valdosta fire chief named to new position
Freddie Broome

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - The helm of the Valdosta Fire Department will take on a new position.

Freddie Broome was named the new fire chief of the City of South Fulton.

Broome has been with the Valdosta Fire Department since March 2014.

During his tenure in Valdosta, Broome maintained a $8 million department budget.

Broome also was responsible for leading the department to an ISO Class 1 rating. The department is also working towards becoming an accredited agency.

“Chief Broome is widely recognized as one of the best fire professionals in both the great state of Georgia and the nation. I am excited to add his expertise and successful track record to our executive team. I am confident that Chief Broome’s leadership will continue our effects to make the South Fulton Fire and Rescue Department the state’s best fire service,” Odie Donald II, South Fulton city manager, said.

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