The fourth fire station built in York County, the Yorktown Station was built and opened in December of 1990, by the county, as part of phase 2 of the 1986 York County Fire and Rescue Bond Referendum.
Fire Station 4 Yorktown responds first due into the Yorktown area of York County. Generally all portion of the county north of the C&O Railroad Tracks on Route 17 north to the York River and west to the Naval Weapons Station and Newport News line. This station also provides primary back up response to the Grafton and Seaford Fire Stations. In addition the Department's specialized Technical Rescue Team responds from Fire Station 4.