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Oct. 6, 2022

JBLE Fire Department aids in joint rescue mission

633d Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department, partnered with Hampton Fire and Norfolk Fire Technical Rescue teams to conduct high-risk tunnel rescue training for the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project at the South Island excavation site, Hampton, Virginia, Sept. 25, 2022.Though the tunnel is under Norfolk’s jurisdiction for responding to

Aug. 28, 2019

Saving lives since ‘72

The black smoke swirled around the young fireman as he helped fight the growing flames that threatened to consume the home. Through the rolling darkness that consumed him, a hand passed back what looked like a dirty rag. This was 15-year-old Jeffery Barbour’s first experience in a burning building after joining the Hampton Fire Department on July 10, 1972, following a long line of firefighting family members.