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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 18, 2018

Camp Prospect, Camp Fury participants learn hot Fire & Rescue skills

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July 18, 2018 — Participants in Hampton Fire & Rescue's Camp Prospect this week are getting a taste of what it takes to be a firefighter. The camp, co-sponsored by the Office of Youth and Young Adult Opportunities, gives at-risk young men ages 14-19 a...

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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: June 6, 2018

Public is invited to awards, retirement, promotional ceremony Thursday

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June 6, 2018 - Hampton's Division of Fire & Rescue will hold its annual Awards, Retirement and Promotional Ceremony Thursday, June 7,  at the Fort Monroe Theatre, 41 Tidball Road. Guest speaker will be Gregory B. Cade, former Hampton fire chi...

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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: January 24, 2018

Fundraising calls are not coming from Hampton's Division of Fire & Rescue

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Jan. 24, 2018 - Residents are being warned about a rash of fake fundraising calls recently to citizens seeking donations on behalf of the Hampton Division of Fire & Rescue. 

While the number that appears on the caller ID are Hampton fire stati...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Plan now to visit the 5-Alarm Fire Festival & Chili Cook-Off Oct. 7 from noon-4 p.m.

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Sept. 18, 2017 - Come out to Syms Middle School on Saturday, Oct. 7 to eat some great chili and benefit the Hampton Fire Division. During the 5-Alarm Fire Festival & Chili Cook-Off you can meet  Sparky the dog, and join a host of fun activiti...

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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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