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.
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Christmas is a time of festivities, being with those we love and sharing gifts. It’s also the time of year that we dust off decorations and lights that have been kept hidden away for 12 months – or occasionally treat ourselves to new ...
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is urging livery yards and stables to check their fire safety measures following a devastating fire at a livery yard in Burnham which killed a dozen horses this week. Head of Technical Fire Safety, Mark ...
Last night (Wednesday 29 November) our Community Development and Safeguarding team won an award at the Essex Business Excellence Awards 2017 for their brilliant work and dedication to making our communities safer. The team's work with ...
Did you know that three quarters of all house fires in Essex start in the kitchen? Yesterday (Wednesday 29 November), two separate fires related to cooking oil broke out within hours of each other - leaving homes severely damaged. The first ...
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