Our purpose: We improve, protect and save lives. Our mission: To make Essex a safe place to live, work and travel. Our priorities: Service Led, Community Focused, Kind Culture, Financially Sustainable. About Essex County Fire and Rescue Service Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is one of the largest Fire and Rescue Services in the country, serving a county within which there are a wide variety of risks. The Service is governed by Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority (EPFCC). The EPFCC Fire
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service have been visiting homes in Clacton to check smoke alarms and give fire safety advice following a tragic fatal flat fire earlier this week. The incident happened in Langham Drive, Clacton on Monday 28 January ...
Winter is usually a busy time for fire services as we face an increase in calls to house fires caused by candles, portable heaters, fireplaces/wood burners and electric blankets. Watch Manager Paul Pemberton, said: "As a fire service we ...
Almost 150 Essex residents visited Essex County Fire and Rescue Service to understand the role of a modern day firefighter. Despite the cold weather, attendees at the Service Training Centre in Witham tried out the bleep test, ...
Eleven new wholetime firefighters have marked the end of their initial training course and been honoured at a passing out ceremony attended by Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Chief Fire Officer/Chief Executive Jo Turton, Deputy Police, ...
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is committed to promoting road safety and seeking to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads of Essex as a result of road traffic collisions (RTCs). In 2007 1,065 people were killed or seriously injured on the roads in Essex. By 2017, this has fallen by 19% to 855. Whilst this is a tremendous success, and a tribute to the effectiveness of road safety activities in Essex, the number of people killed or seriously injured on our roads remains unacceptably high. In
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service values its people, recognising that their contribution is crucial to its ongoing growth and development. As part of the team, you truly can make a difference and play your part in our future. We offer a challenging and rewarding environment for those interested in a career here, not just for firefighters but for a variety of roles such as Control, Corporate Communications, Procurement, Engineering, Finance, ICT, HR, Learning and Development and Property Services – we employ a team of
Fire safety at home It’s important that you know how to reduce the risk of fire in your home. In our home fire safety pages you'll find lots of information about the common causes of fire in the home and what you can do to prevent them. Don’t forget, if there is a fire inside your home – get out, stay out and call 999. Click on the links at the top of this page for more information about how you can keep yourself, family and home safe from fire. We also have the home fire safety information in
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is committed to helping all businesses in the County by providing advice and information on fire safety issues and legislation. In October 2006, new laws came into force meaning that the way ECFRS does business with its commercial partners have changed dramatically. Business owners are now responsible to the protection of your property and your workforce and we want to work with you to ensure this process is smooth. Among the new responsibilities is a requirement to carry out your own fire