Division of Fire & Rescue

Hampton Fire & Rescue is a combination department with more than 
270 full-time personnel supplemented by a contingent of volunteers under the direction of Fire Chief David E. Layman. The division, whose volunteer service dates back to 1884, provides fire protection, emergency medical services and environmental protection for the city's 136,000 residents. Hampton has 11 fire stations strategically located throughout its 53-square mile border.

Services and Programs

The Division of Fire & Rescue prides itself on taking a proactive approach to community service, including: fire suppression, fire investigations, water rescues, fire prevention, code enforcement, and hazardous materials mitigation.

Key Links

Follow these links for more information on:

Hampton Fire Stations Citizens Fire Academy
Request a Public Education Visit Free Smoke Alarms
Ambulance Reports Staff Contacts
Fire Daily Call Logs
5-Alarm Festival & Chili Cook-off
Camp Fury/Camp Prospect EMS Cost Recovery

  1. 5-Alarm Fire Festival & Chili Cook-off is Saturday, Oct. 7 at Syms

    Oct. 7, 2017 - Do you have a great chili recipe? If you do, why not join the 5-Alarm Fire Festival & Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Oct. 7 at Syms Middle School.
  2. Classes held Sept. 21-30 for the next Citizens Fire Academy

    July 18, 2017 - Classes for the next Citizens fire Academy will be held Sept. 21-30 . Learn what it takes to provide fire and emergency medical service for the citizens of Hampton with this free, interactive course. Read on...
  3. Fire & Rescue gets top services rating

    April 4, 2016 - The Division of Fire & Rescue would like to proudly announce that our new Insurance Services Office "class 1" rating is in effect as of April 1. The Division thanks our members, city officials, and others who helped reach this goal. Read on...