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

  1. Learn more about how to get hired as a firefighter-medic

    June 5, 2017 - Ever think about being a firefighter and medic? Here's your chance to learn what it's really like -- and how to get your best start on the hiring process. Read on...
  2. Classes held April, 8, 15 for Citizens Fire Academy

    Feb. 7, 2017 - Classes for the next Citizens fire Academy will be held April 8 and 15. Learn what it takes to provide fire and emergency medical service for the citizens of Hampton with this free, interactive course. Read on...
  1. 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...