About the Fire Department Heller_EHFD Department Drill on Main Street 4-23-17_7280

The East Hampton Fire Department provides protection to the residents and business owners of, and visitors to, the Village of East Hampton and the Town of East Hampton. The village owns the Fire Department, its equipment and facilities. The Village Trustees are the Fire Commissioners.

Responsibilities / Response Time

In addition to fire suppression activity, fire fighting and supervisory units respond to calls for the following:

  • Confined Space
  • Gas Main Breaks
  • Hazardous Material Incidents
  • Other Non-Fire Emergencies
  • Utility Emergencies
  • Vehicular Accidents
  • Water Rescue

The Department responds to emergencies in six minutes on average.


The Fire Department has two engine companies, two pump companies, one ladder company, one fire police company, and a rescue squad. The Department is an all-volunteer fire fighting organization.

Fire equipment is housed at the Village of East Hampton Emergency Services Building on Cedar Street.

For more information, please visit:

Heller_EHFD MVA with Heavy Rescue Rte 114 4-16-14_5238