Vandling Hose Company #1 STATION 42 proudly protects 850 people living in an area of 12 square miles. We operate out of 1 station that protects a primarily residential area. Our department is a private department whose members are on a volunteer status.
The Vandling Hose Company is a small volunteer fire department with approximately 53 members. We serve a primarily residential area and work closely with the Forest City and Browndale Fire Departments for training and response. Many of our members have been involved in the fire service for many years, some have attained life member status with over 20 years service. Other members are also active in EMS and surrounding departments as well.