News Center Stay up-to-date on the latest news from the City of Virginia Beach. SearchSearch by Date RangeStart End View News by Category All NewsAgricultureAquarium and MuseumsBudget & Management ServicesCity AttorneyCity AuditorCity ClerkCity ManagerCity TreasurerCommissioner of the RevenueCommonwealth's AttorneyCommunications OfficeConvention and Visitors BureauCourtsCultural AffairsEconomic DevelopmentEmergency Communications & Citizen ServicesEmergency ManagementEmergency Medical ServicesFinanceFireHousing & Neighborhood PreservationHuman Resources (City)Human ServicesInformation TechnologyParks & RecreationPlanningPolicePublic HealthPublic LibrariesPublic UtilitiesPublic WorksReal Estate AssessorStrategic Growth AreaVolunteer ResourcesVoter Registration & ElectionsCurrent Category Fire Page Content Possible Tornado Leaves Trail of Damage in Virginia BeachFriday, March 31, 2017As of 6:30 p.m. Friday evening, an estimated 11 homes in the Salem and Rock Creek area of Virginia Beach sustained heavy damage from a powerful thunder storm. A number of homes have been damaged, some significantly. Remarkably, there have been no injuries reported thus … Dave Hutcheson Named Interim Fire ChiefTuesday, November 08, 2016The Virginia Beach Fire Department announced today that Deputy Fire Chief David Hutcheson has been named the Interim Fire Chief. Chief Hutcheson is a 28-year veteran of the VBFD. He has come up through every rank of the fire department and has held many specialt … Richard V. "Vance" Cooper Named New Deputy Fire ChiefTuesday, May 24, 2016Virginia Beach, VA - May 23, 2016 - Virginia Beach Fire Chief Steven Cover announced today the promotion of District Chief Richard Vance Cooper to the position of Deputy Fire Chief of Services. Chief Cooper has served VBFD since 1990, and has held the rank of District C … Don't Miss the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge May 20 & 21 at Mount Trashmore ParkWednesday, May 18, 2016Mount Trashmore Park will be the site of the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge on Friday, May 20th and Saturday, May 21st, 2016, sponsored by the City of Virginia Beach, the Virginia Beach Fire Department, and Stihl, Inc. Referred to as "The Toughest Two Minutes … Contact InformationCommunications Office(757) firstname.lastname@example.org(757) 427-5978 VB311(757) 385-3111VB311@vbgov.comVB311 Site More News Releases Can't find what you are looking for? View a complete list of Virginia Beach news releases.