The Chesapeake Fire Department is a “Family” promoting teamwork, innovation, and compassion. We are committed to fairness, honesty, and respect. We are motivated by an environment of trust and driven by the desire to help others. Our dedication is to protect and improve the quality of life by providing responsive and caring service to the citizens and visitors to the City of Chesapeake.
The Chesapeake Fire Department is a progressive, all hazards emergency services response agency that includes:
Fire Suppression, Emergency Medical Services, Technical Rescue, HAZMAT, Foam Firefighting, Marine Response, Code Enforcement & Arson, Investigation, and Public Education. These services are provided by 450 members from 15 fire stations equipped with state-of-the-art fire and EMS apparatus, rescue and medical equipment. In 2018, the Chesapeake Fire Department responded to 29,958 calls for service. Our Firefighters are committed to delivering the finest customer service possible.