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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Jun 02

Newport News and Hampton Fire Departments Host Information Sessions on Recruitment

Posted on June 2, 2017 at 8:24 AM by Communications Department

Interested in becoming a Newport News Firefighter/Medic? If so, we have some good news! Newport News and Hampton Fire departments are joining together to hold a series of information sessions to help interested applicants have a better understanding of the recruitment process before it opens July 21. Staff from both departments are on site at each session to discuss the hiring process and provide insight into what it takes to be a successful candidate as well as answer questions.
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The first round of info sessions take place at the Newport News Fire Training Center, 17300 Warwick Boulevard, on Thursday, June 22, at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 2 p.m. The second round of sessions take place at Hampton Fire Station 11, 1304 Big Bethel Road, on Wednesday, July 12, at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 2 p.m. All sessions at both locations contain the same information and there is no need to attend more than one. Interested applicants are not required to attend an information session; however, it is recommended. For more information about the overall hiring process or about the sessions visit the either the Newport News Fire or the Hampton Fire websites.