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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Hampton's Five-alarm Festival and Chili cook-off is Saturday, Oct. 5, from noon-4 p.m.

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Sept. 12, 2019 - Don't miss the fun - or the food - when the Five Alarm Festival and Chili Cook-off returns to Syms Middle School on Saturday, Oct. 5, from noon-4 p.m. Free chili tasting is just part of the draw. There will also be a DJ, bounce house, fac...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Fire Division, Red Cross sponsor a blood drive at City Hall

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Aug. 27, 2019 -The Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue, the City of Hampton and the American Red Cross are sponsoring a blood drive Wednesday at City Hall, 22 Lincoln St. As incentives, Amazon is offering all donors a $5 Amazon.com gift card (via email), ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Interim Fire Chief Jason H. Monk named permanent head of division by Hampton city manager Bunting

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June 14, 2019 - Hampton City Manager Mary Bunting announced Friday that "after an extensive search process that netted a very competitive pool of candidates, I have appointed our own Jason H. Monk to be the permanent Fire Chief. It is especially grat...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Register now for Camp Fury, a unique summer camp for girls focused on firefighting

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Jan. 14, 2018 - Registration is now open for Camp Fury, the weeklong summer camp for girls that gives them an up-close look at the life of a firefighter. From July 21-26, girls in grades 6-12 can train alongside a team of firefighters and law enforcement ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Five-Alarm Festival will include bounce house, face painting and more

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Sept. 10, 2018 - Hampton’s one and only Five-Alarm Festival (formerly the Five Alarm Chili Festival) will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, from noon-4 p.m. at Syms Middle School on Fox Hill Road.The family-friendly festival will include a bounce house, obstacle ...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Fire officials urge you to stay safe and legal during the 4th of July holiday

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July 3, 2018 - Local fire officials want to remind residents that professional, licensed, public fireworks displays are the safest way to enjoy fireworks on the 4th of July. And only licensed, professional fireworks displays are legal in Hampton Roads. An...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Division of Fire & Rescue receives state 'Agency of Excellence' designation

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May 11, 2018 - Hampton’s Division of Fire and Rescue this month received the “Agency of Excellence” designation from the Virginia Department of Health – Office of Emergency Medical Services.

Hampton is the first agen...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Registration open for Fire's Camp Fury for young women, Prospect for young men

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March 1, 2018 - Registration is now open for Camp Fury for Girls and Camp Prospect For Boys.

  • Camp Fury, open July 8-13, is a hands-on resident camp that allows young women in grades 6 through 12 to participate in a variety of activities that build leadersh...
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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Classes for the next Citizens Fire Academy scheduled for Sept. 21-30 are postponed

July 18, 2017 -  Classes for the next Citizens Fire Academy scheduled for Sept. 21-30 on Thursdays and Saturdays have been postponed and will be rescheduled. Check back at hampton.gov/fire for rescheduled dates. Learn what it takes to provide fir...

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Posted on: April 4, 2016

Fire & Rescue gets top services rating

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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 thi...Read on...

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