By Chief Troy Hipsley
January 2, 2023

---From the Office of the Chief---
The officers and members of the Hampstead VFC would like to wish you and your family a healthy and safe New Year. We would like to thank our community partners, without your support and donations we would not be able to fulfill our mission. Our members have volunteered many hours and missed numerous family events in order to provide the Town of Hampstead and surrounding communities with the highest levels of fire suppression, rescue services, and emergency medical care.

Here are some quick statistics from 2022:

Total number of calls: 2,173 (1500 EMS, 673 Fire)
Mutual Aid Given: 656
Average Turnout Time (Dispatch to Enroute) 2:26
Busiest Time of Day: 3 pm
Busiest Day of the week: Saturday

Top 10 Event Types:
EMS Call: 1,394
Cancelled Enroute: 324
Assist Invalid: 112
Motor Vehicle Collision: 87
Automatic Alarm: 41
Building Fires: 32
Service Call: 29
Downed Power Line: 26
Gas Leak: 15
Vehicle Extrications: 12

As we start 2023, please consider helping us to help you. All types of members are needed emergency services, fundraising and administrative. If you have any questions, please contact recruitment@hampsteadvfd.org

Hyperlinks: Membership Application