Gosport Volunteer Fire Deparment

Stations 18 & 19

The Town of Gosport is located along IN-67 in southeast Owen County. The 30 members of this all-volunteer department respond to 200 runs each year. GVFD was originally formed in 1930 and then merged with the Wayne-Harrison-Montgomery VFD in 2008. Gosport now provide Fire and Rescue protection to 3,800 residents and 50 square miles. Their protection area includes the Town of Gosport, all of Wayne & Harrison Townships and 1/2 of Montgomery Township.

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Gosport Fire Station 19 - E. Main and N. 3rd Streets
This firehouse was occupied by the department in 2005. Their former station sits diagonally across the street. It only had one bay on the left side deep enough for the Seagrave and mini-pumper. Their additional engine sat outside until this firehouse was acquired. Station 1 is home to Engines 19-1 and 19-3,

Engine 191 - 2010 Freightliner M2-106/2011 Deep South Pumper/Tanker - 1250gpm/1500gal
This rig includes a dump valve in the rear so it can act as a tanker as well. Engine 191 is first-due on all rural fire calls.

Engine 191 - 2010 Freightliner M2-106/2011 Deep South Pumper/Tanker - 1250gpm/1500gal


Engine 193 - 1976 Seagrave PB/1986 Pierce Pumper - 1500gpm/500gal
This rig came to the department in 2004 after serving in Wheaton, Illinois. It is the second-due pumper from Station 1.

Engine 193 - 1976 Seagrave PB (G-73588)/1986 Pierce (F-1666) Pumper - 1500gpm/750gal


Engine 193 - 1976 Seagrave PB (G-73588)/1986 Pierce (F-1666) Pumper - 1500gpm/750gal


Former Gosport Fire Station


Gosport Station 18 - State Road 67
This firehouse is located on the edge of town where it was originally a service station. It then became home to the Wayne-Harrison-East Montgomery VFD when it formed in 1972. This building has been added on to and modified numerous times over the years. It is now home the Rescue 19, Squad 19 and Tanker 196.

Tanker 196 - 2005 Kenworth T-300/Deep South - 500gpm/2000gal


Tanker 196 - 2005 Kenworth T-300/Deep South - 500gpm/2000gal


Rescue 19 - 1978 Ford F-350/E-One Mini-Pumper (#671) - 250gpm/260gal
This apparatus was previously painted white prior to 2011. Rescue 1 responds to all vehicle accidents and carries a set of Hurst extrication tools.

Rescue 19 - 1978 Ford F-350/E-One Mini-Pumper (#671) - 250gpm/260gal


Squad 19 - 1997 Ford Explorer/2008 FD - Medical First Reponse Vehicle

Special thanks to Chief Clint Wampler for his assistance in arranging for these pictures!