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The Essex Fire Museum gives visitors the opportunity to take a fascinating look at the history of the Fire Service here in Essex.

Housing a collection featuring historic fire engines, firefighting equipment, uniforms and photographs. Visitors to the museum will see for themselves how firefighting has changed over the years as the technology has advanced.

Collected and curated by former Grays Firefighter Roger Pickett the Essex Fire Museum provides a fascinating look back in to the history of the fire service and the men and women who fought fires to keep the public safe.

The museum plays a key role in the Service’s educational work with schools in the area, where it is used not simply as a repository of artifacts but as a living, breathing historical experience.

The creation of the Essex Fire Museum has required energy, dedication, true commitment and vision.

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