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

  2. Hiring process opens July 21-Aug. 18 for medic firefighters in Hampton

    July 14, 2017 - Want to become a medic firefighter? Review the process and become familiar with the requirements, physical abilities testing and disqualifiers. More information. Read on...
  3. 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...