About VFD

150th Anniversary
We are proud to be 150 years strong and counting!
The Valparaiso Fire Department is a career department made up of 68 men and women, that serve the citizens of Valparaiso and Center Township in Indiana.  We operate a (3) shift platoon and work a 24-48 schedule out of three strategically located stations, to best serve the community.  Valparaiso Fire is also responsible for providing Advanced Life Support ambulance service throughout our coverage area that includes a population of 45,000 and reaches approximately 33 square miles.


Valparaiso Fire Department provides the following services:
  • Fire suppression - Advanced Life Support equipped
  • Ambulance service - Advanced Life Support
  • Automobile extrications
  • Ice rescues and other related rescues
  • Confined space rescues
  • Smoke detector installation
  • Carbon monoxide checks
  • Public fire prevention classes
  • Commercial building fire inspections
  • Child safety seat fittings

Contact us:

Headquarters / Valparaiso Fire Station 2
2605 Cumberland Dr.
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Daytime Office Line: 219.462.8325
Office Fax: 219.531.8812

Administrative Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm CT

Employee Login:

VFD Intranet Login

Monthly Calls for Service

  2019 2020
January 431 421
February 380  
March 430  
April 405  
May 384  
June 378  
July 459  
August 414  
September 392  
October 402  
November 447  
December 390  
TOTAL 4912