UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). Governor Northam issued a "stay at home" executive order through June 10, 2020. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

Mission Statement

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The mission of the Williamsburg Fire Department is to ensure a prompt, safe and timely response to emergencies of an all hazards nature. To diligently enforce all life safety measures to ensure a safe and livable community for citizens and visitors.

In order to accomplish such a broad mission, members of the Williamsburg Fire Department are trained to respond to a variety of situations including fires, hazardous materials releases, medical emergencies, structural and confined space rescues and other situations that may arise. Additionally, members are trained and certified in fire code compliance and plans review.