The Volunteer Fire Brigade is part of the Nafplio Fire Department. It is staffed by 20 volunteer firefighters (12 men and 8 women). Housed in a well-equipped building commissioned by the Municipality of Hydra, it has a large range of fire fighting equipment, two 600-liter Type B vehicles each with full fire extinguishers.
It operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, has responsibility throughout the administrative boundaries of the Municipality of Hydra and intervenes in all sorts of incidents involving the concept of Civil Protection (civil and forest fires, rescues – people evacuations, floods, etc.).