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 encouraging residents in Essex to check their fridge-freezers after it was confirmed yesterday that the fire in Grenfell Tower was started by a Hotpoint fridge-freezer. The Government is asking consumers ...
This week Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has visited over 50 high-rise flats in Essex to reassure concerned residents and give fire safety advice. The fire service has also begun auditing all high-rise flats to check fire risk assessments, ...
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has committed to visiting all high-rise residential buildings in Essex following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower, London, last week. Teams of firefighters, community officers and volunteers will be visiting ...
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is carrying out a survey to find out more about the use of smoke alarms in Essex. The fire service want 100% of residential properties in Essex have a working smoke alarm. So to help them learn more about the ...
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
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