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 Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority (EPFCC). The EPFCC Fire
Essex County Fire and Rescue's Fire Cadets have been crowned champions at the inaugural National Fire Cadets Games. 19 Fire and Rescue Services were represented by teams of cadets at the event in London, which took place over on 18 and 19 ...
Firefighters are urging people not to put lives at risk through inconsiderate parking Badly parked cars are making it difficult to reach incidents as well as stopping access to nearby water supplies. Double parking, parking on junctions and ...
Community education officers are now delivering fire and police safety messages to school children in Essex. The collaboration between Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) and Essex Police began in 2016 and the fire service's ...
Did you know that smoke alarms alert occupants to just under half of fires in homes? The reason isn’t because they’re unreliable – they provide the best protection for keeping you and your family safe and giving you a chance of ...
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