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 Fire Prevention Checklist
Request a Public Education Visit Free Smoke Alarms
Ambulance Reports Staff Contacts
Fire Daily Call Logs
5-Alarm Festival & Chili Cook-off
Camp Fury for Girls - Grades 6-12 Citizens Fire Academy

  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...
  1. Classes start March 30 for Citizens Fire Academy

    Feb. 17, 2016 - Classes for the next Citizens fire Academy begin Wednesday March 30 from 7-9 p.m. They continue each Wednesday evening through May 18, covering everything from engine company operations to vehicle extrication and an EMS training overview. Read on...