Located in Valdosta, Ga., the Valdosta Fire Department offers fire prevention, public education and emergency assistance services. The department organizes fire safety education tours and programs in and out of station. It conducts annual fire inspections on commercial buildings to assure they meet all requirements of national, state and local codes. The Valdosta Fire Department performs emergency rescue activities and extrication of individuals trapped in vehicles. The department also offers assistance to help victims in confined spaces and trenches. In addition, it provides preconstruction site plan review, fire safety education and fire code enforcement services. The Valdosta Fire Department offers rescue planning solutions for tropical storms, hurricanes, hazardous materials releases, floods and pandemic influenza.