Our purpose: We improve, protect and save lives. Our vision: 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 Fire Authority representing Essex County Council, Thurrock Council and Southend Council areas.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is supporting National Fire Door Safety Week (25 Sep – 1 Oct) to promote the important fire safety message of fire doors save lives and property. Mark Earwicker, Head of Technical Fire Safety, ...
Waltham Abbey Fire Station is on the look-out for new on-call firefighters, who are a vital part of today's fire and rescue service. The call comes as part of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s countywide on-call firefighter ...
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is urging V Festival goers to follow some simple safety tips to make sure that they stay happy campers throughout the weekend. Fire crews will be on site throughout the festival providing operational response ...
Firefighters from Essex County Fire and Rescue Service have spent the day with children at the St John Bosco Centre teaching them firefighting activities and skills. The 100 girls, who come from deprived areas in London, are staying at the camp ...
Essex County Fire & Rescue Service is committed to reducing the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads of Essex as a result of road traffic collisions (RTC’s). On average we attend more than 1,200 road traffic collisions every year. We see the devastating effect of these crashes and our firefighters often have to cut the victims free from the wreckage. This is why we work closely with partners in the Safer Essex Roads Partnership to reduce the number of crashes, deaths and serious injuries on Essex's
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
Fire Station Open Days 2017
Here is our list of fire station open days 2017. Please bring your friends and family along to one of our events for a great day out.
Unless stated otherwise, open days are 10am-4pm.
|Thaxted||Saturday 3 June (at The Star, Thaxted)|
|Braintree||Saturday 10 June|
|Grays Fire Museum||Saturday 17 June|
|Newport||Saturday 17 June|
|Southend||Saturday 24 June (11am - 4pm)|
|Leaden Roding||Saturday 1 July|
|Epping||Saturday 8 July|
|Great Dunmow||Saturday 8 July (10am-3pm)|
|Burnham||Saturday 15 July|
|Clacton||Saturday 15 July|
|Witham||Saturday 15 July|
|Saffron Walden||Saturday 22 July|
|Tillingham||Saturday 22 July (at the Tillingham Flower Show)|
|Tiptree||Saturday 22 July|
|Canvey||Saturday 29 July|
|Old Harlow||Saturday 29 July|
|Billericay||Saturday 5 August|
|Frinton||Saturday 5 August|
|Shoeburyness||Saturday 12 August|
|Chelmsford||Sunday 13 August|
|Manningtree||Sunday 13 August|
|Corringham||Saturday 19 August|
|Wivenhoe||Saturday 19 August|
|Hawkwell||Sunday 20 August|
|Dovercourt||Saturday 26 August|
|Brightlingsea||Monday 28 August|
|Harlow||Saturday 2 September|
|Stansted||Saturday 2 September|
|Weeley||Saturday 2 September|
|Coggeshall||Saturday 9 September|
|Colchester||Saturday 9 September|
|South Woodham Ferrers||Saturday 9 September|
|Wickford||Saturday 9 September|
|Maldon||Sunday 10 September|
|Rayleigh Weir||Saturday 16 September|
|Halstead||Saturday 23 September|
|Waltham Abbey||Saturday 23 September|
|Basildon||Sunday 24 September|
|Brentwood||Saturday 30 September|
|Leigh||Saturday 30 September|
|Loughton||Saturday 30 September|
|Orsett||Saturday 14 October|
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