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Hampton & Newport News Fire Departments

Thank you for your interest in joining the Fire Departments of Hampton and Newport News, Virginia. We look forward to welcoming you for testing in Hampton, a more than 400 year old city. Testing will be located at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, located at 1610 Coliseum Drive.
Hampton & Newport News Fire Departments


Hampton Fire Department

Newport News Fire Department



For your convenience, we have arranged for special room rates at the following hotel properties for your convenience. When you make your reservation, please advise the reservationist that you wish to receive the Hampton/Newport News Fire Fighter rate.

Embassy Suites Hampton Roads Convention Center »
Courtyard by Marriott »
Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina »

While you are here, please enjoy Hampton's rich history, brilliant beaches and family-friendly attractions. You will find an endless array of exciting diversions and world class attractions in Hampton and in our neighboring cities Newport News, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Williamsburg.


Hampton is located in the center of Coastal Virginia. The region, a metro area with a population of 1.6-million people, is comprised of the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Smithfield/Isle of Wight, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, and Virginia's Eastern Shore. All are accessible by a major interstate highway system, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, two major airports in Norfolk and Newport News, and Amtrak daily rail passenger service.


Vibrant Hampton, a city with exciting attractions and heritage sites, including Fort Monroe National Monument, lures visitors with its mass appeal. The city's history is broad-ranging, and the attractions capture the essence of this diversity. Whether its Civil War landmarks and historic fortresses, African American heritage sites, the NASA legacy of space exploration at the Virginia Air & Space Center, or the seafaring legends founded on four centuries of Chesapeake Bay living, the destination beckons to visitors of all ages and interests.

Newport News Tourism Information »


Picking up from one place and moving to another can be exciting, but also stressful, especially when the kids and pets are involved. The City of Hampton offers newcomers many resources to ease their transition and make well-informed decisions about neighborhoods, schools, churches, and medical facilities.