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  • 08/11/2019

    Firefighter called up to England Fire Service Rugby team

    With rugby fever gripping the country over the last few weeks, Essex County Fire and Rescue Service wanted to share the story of its very own rugby whizz… Francesca Jordan. Francesca was recently called up to represent the Women’s England Fire Service Rugby team, after passing ...

  • 07/11/2019

    Architect John revisits South Woodham Ferrers

    South Woodham Ferrers firefighters welcomed a very special guest to their station recently: the man who was behind designing it! John Brennington, who was the original architect when the station was built, had asked workers at the care home he now lives at to arrange a visit. Joined by his ...

  • 05/11/2019

    Fire and Rescue Statement and Annual Report 2018-2019

    Fire and Rescue Statement and Annual Report 2018-2019: Firefighter recruitment, Safe and Well Visits and closer collaboration The 2018-2019 Fire and Rescue Statement and Annual Report for Essex County Fire and Rescue Service shows a Service with new leadership, a stable financial position, ...

  • 04/11/2019

    Have you had your say on the future priorities of ECFRS?

    Consultation hits half way mark Hundreds of people have already taken part in a consultation which gives residents the chance to have their say on how the future priorities of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) are delivered. The consultation runs until Friday 13 December ...

  • 04/11/2019

    For Archie: Firefighters to host car wash to help fund life-saving treatment

    Newport firefighters are holding a charity car wash this month to raise money for medical treatment for a little boy called Archie. On Saturday 16 November, the team at Newport Fire Station will be holding a charity car wash from 10am until 3pm to raise money for three-year-old Archie, who ...

  • 02/11/2019

    Could you be an on-call firefighter in Dovercourt?

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is holding a week long recruitment drive in Dovercourt for anyone interested in becoming an on-call firefighter. If you are over 18-years-old and live or work within five minutes of Dovercourt Fire Station, you could become one of more than 500 on-call ...

  • 30/10/2019

    Firefighters thanked for rescuing dog

    Some of our Brentwood firefighters have been thanked by a man after they rescued his dog from a fox hole. We were called to Merrymeads Park in Brentwood on October 18 after a playful pooch called Ted had followed his nose down a fox hole and couldn’t get out. Ted’s owner Phil and ...

  • 30/10/2019

    Search and Rescue dogs complete huge exercise in Brightlingsea

    Search and Rescue dogs from across the UK took on a challenging two-day exercise in Brightlingsea over the weekend. The exercise, which is the biggest of its kind in the country and involved both fire and rescue service and police dogs from as far afield as Scotland, saw the dogs put through ...

  • 26/10/2019

    Could you be an on-call firefighter in Waltham Abbey?

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is holding a week long recruitment drive in Waltham Abbey for anyone interested in becoming an on-call firefighter. If you are over 18-years-old and live or work within five minutes of Waltham Abbey Fire Station, you could become one of more than 500 on-call ...

  • 26/10/2019

    International Control Room Week: Meet Jacqui

    It’s International Control Room Week and Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is sharing some of the faces behind the phones throughout the week. Control Room Operator Jacqui Ferguson is one of the longest serving members of the Service’s control room. With 27 years’ ...

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