Fire Station Two was constructed in 1994 to meet the growing demands of the City, and thus, the additional staffing, and to better serve the population on the North side of town. It is still the largest of the 3 firehouses located in Valparaiso and Center Township.
Staffing at Station 2
The Battalion Chief, Engine 2, Rescue 2, and Rescue 22 are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by full-time Valparaiso Firefighters. Many of our Firefighters are also medically trained as either EMT's or Paramedics. The Battalion Chief chase vehicle is Basic Life Support equipped. Engine 2 is Advanced Life Support equipped and staffed with at least one Paramedic to begin advanced care until an ambulance arrives to continue care and transport. Rescue 2 and Rescue 22 are Advanced Life Support equipped and does 911 transports to area hospitals by our cross-trained Firefighter/Paramedics.
The Administrative side of firehouse #2 staffs 1 Fire Chief, 1 Assistant Chief of Line Operations, 1 Assistant Chief of EMS, 1 Division Chief of Fire Prevention, 1 Administrative Secretary, and 1 Assistant for Ambulance Billing during normal business hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm CT.