At the annual meeting in May, the Valentine Volunteer Fire Department re-elected Terry Engles to the position of local Fire Chief, Courtney Fowler assistant chief, and president Daniel Bitner.  Other positions elected include vice president Kyle Temple, secretary-treasurer William Beel, safety officers Reece Weber and Luke Grubham, captains Ross Brockley, Danny Boes, and Tadd Buechle, and training officer Chad Gale.

As of May there are 46 members on the department roster with 84 alarms answered.  27 were within Valentine city limits, 45 rural calls and another 12 mutual aid requests averaging 21 firemen per call.

A total of 3451 hours has been spent in the service to the community on fires, drills, meetings, schooling, and other special duties, including Hose Testing, Fire Prevention Week, Parades, Funerals, Schools, etc.