News Flash

Posted on: October 2, 2023

Five-Alarm Festival offers food, fun, and safety for the family

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Oct 2, 2023 - The Hampton Fire Division's annual Five-Alarm Festival features firefighting equipment, fire safety information -- and for the children -- a bounce house, an obstacle course, face painting, a balloon artist, and more.

One major goal of the fe...

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Fire Division
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Construction begins on new modern Wythe Fire Station

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Sept. 8, 2023 - A ceremonial groundbreaking today kicked off construction on a new fire station for the Wythe area. The existing 80-year-old station doesn't accommodate modern fire equipment, which is larger and heavier than it was then.

"It's been a ...

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Fire Division
Posted on: August 4, 2023

Hampton Fire retains top rating by agency tied to insurance industry

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Aug. 4, 2023 - The Hampton Fire and Rescue division has retained its top rating after an external re-evaluation by the Insurance Services Office. Hampton first received its Class 1 rating in 2015. 

The Insurance Services Office evaluates fire prot...

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