Why does the fire engine respond with the ambulance?

Fire engines are dispatched on emergency medical calls that require advanced life support, motor vehicle accidents, and calls in which additional personnel are needed to move the patient into the ambulance. This allows for sufficient personnel on scene to administer the advanced life support care and treatment that is necessary. By sending the fire engine we are using the most cost efficient method of service delivery because it allows the firefighters to respond to the medical call, provide the assistance needed, and then immediately be available for another call. If they were to use a different vehicle they would have to return to the fire station first causing increase response times and a longer wait for those who need help.

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1. How do I obtain a burning permit?
2. How do I get a copy of a fire / emergency medical services report?
3. How do I schedule a fire station tour or arrange for a fire engine to stop by a block/birthday party, etc.?
4. How do I become a firefighter for Hampton Fire/Rescue?
5. Why does the fire engine respond with the ambulance?
6. Where can I get my blood pressure checked?
7. Where can I get information on youth fire-setter prevention programs ?
8. Who can I call with questions about fire extinguishers?
9. Where can I learn CPR?
10. Are fireworks allowed in Hampton?