The Town of East Enterprise is located at the Crossroads of SR-56 & SR-250 in Switzerland County Indiana.
The Department was organized on August 27, 1924, and Incorporated on May 22, 1961. The department merged with the Florence-York Township Volunteer Fire Department Inc. on December 3, 2002. East Enterprise V.F.D. is now comprised of two stations. Station 1 is located at 13091 SR 56 in East Enterprise and Station 2 is located at 15337 Hill Rd. in Florence IN.
The All-Volunteer Department has been led since January 1997 by the Ninth Chief of the Department Jeff Darling. Additional officers include Assistant Chief Mark Driver, Safety Officer Harold Scranton jr., Lieutenants Josh Abdon, Jason Chandler, Brian Levell, and includes 35 members (10 EMT's) who respond to ~250 calls each year.
EEVFD provides Fire Prevention/Severe Weather/Educational Programs, Fire Suppression, Rescue & Vehicle Extrication, and Basic Life Support Non-Transport Pre-Hospital Life Support Services to 110 square miles including the following Townships in Switzerland County, Cotton & York and part of Jefferson Township, and a portion of Cass Township in Ohio County. The largest structure in our primary coverage area is the 600 room Belterra Casino Resort & Spa. The department also has mutual aid agreements with some or all the departments in Switzerland, Ohio, & Dearborn County's in Indiana.
The Department operates Twelve Pieces of Apparatus out of Two Stations. Station 1 has One Engine, One Reserve Engine, One Rescue/Pumper, Two Brush Trucks, One Tanker, One Air/Light/Tanker & One Basic Life Support Non-Transport Vehicle. Station 2 has One Engine, One Pumper/Tanker/Rescue, One Brush Truck with BLS Equipment, & One 135' E-ONE Bronto Aerial.
The department's instructors Paul Covington jr. & Mike Krall conduct monthly Training's in Fire, Rescue, & Basic Life Support.
The Department in conjunction with the Switzerland County Fire Chief's Corporation provides Fire Prevention Week activities to all students in Switzerland County K-5th grade and some local day cares, including a Surrey Fire Safety Trailer for hands on learning.
Please look at the previous Fire Chief's in the Chief Emeritus tab above, current/retired apparatus in the apparatus tab, and Fire Prevention tips in the Fire Prevention tab. We continue to update this web site so please check back often.
The department has an ISO rating of a 5/5X.