The Valley Suburban Fire and Rescue Department #5 covers 45 square miles and a population district of approximately 2,900 citizens. Currently Valley dual responds with Waterloo and Yutan Fire Departments.
Valley Fire and Rescue Department is funded through taxes in the Valley Fire District 5 area. The Valley Suburban Fire and Rescue District Board consists of 5 members.
Fire Department volunteers are required to have 30 hours of Emergency Medical Services and fire training every year, they have meetings once a month on Mondays or Wednesdays to train in fire and rescue. Our members must be trained in search and water rescue for rivers and lakes, and they must also be trained in extrication with the jaws of life.