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  • 18/01/2019

    Eleven new firefighters join Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

    Eleven new wholetime firefighters have marked the end of their initial training course and been honoured at a passing out ceremony attended by Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Chief Fire Officer/Chief Executive Jo Turton, Deputy Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Jane Gardner, family ...

  • 08/01/2019

    Helping you get firefighter fit

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has launched a brand new guide to help applicants reach the required standard to become a firefighter. The 17 page guide, which features a range of information about the National Firefighter Selection Tests and the seven physical assessments which form ...

  • 07/01/2019

    Recruitment day for Burnham, Tollesbury, Tillingham and Maldon residents

    Do you live, work or own a business in Maldon, Burnham, Tillingham and Tollesbury? We are holding a multi-station recruitment day at Maldon fire station on Saturday 12 January for anyone interested in finding out more about becoming an on-call firefighter in all four locations. On-call ...

  • 07/01/2019

    Get the call - become a professional firefighter

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is working with the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) as part of a national campaign encouraging people to become on-call firefighters. The awareness week runs from 7 January 2019 and aims to highlight opportunities available in the fire service, while ...

  • 28/12/2018

    Taster sessions in January aimed at potential firefighters

    Teacher? Communicator? Care provider? Community minded? Physically fit? We’re looking for you. Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is hosting four sessions to give Essex residents the chance to find out more about becoming a firefighter. The events will take place on Saturday 19 and 26 ...

  • 27/12/2018

    On-call firefighter Dan undergoes surgery in bid to achieve his dream

    An on-call firefighter from Burnham-on-Crouch refused to take no for an answer, after having bones in his ear rebuilt to allow him to pass a firefighter medical test. In 2017 Dan Remfry applied to be an on-call firefighter, a role that would see his employer releasing him from his day job as a ...

  • 27/11/2018

    Darren delivers first class service to Rochford

    If you see Darren Warner in Rochford before lunchtime it’s probably because he's delivering your post. By the afternoon he will have swapped his Royal Mail van for a fire engine, ready to drop everything at a moment's notice for someone in need. Darren has worked for the ...

  • 26/11/2018

    Don't let fire ruin festive cheer this Christmas

    Christmas dinner, wrapping presents, decorating your home – there’s lots to think about this Christmas. But one thing we are urging Essex residents to put top of their Christmas lists this year is fire safety. While fire safety is vital throughout the year, the extra distractions of ...

  • 12/11/2018

    Walk and Talk shortlisted for sports award

    A scheme which encourages vulnerable adults in Braintree, Witham and Halstead to socialise and stay active has been shortlisted for a local sports award. Walk and Talk was created by Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) with local partners to support people in the community who are ...

  • 02/11/2018

    Plaque unveiled to remember fallen firefighters

    A new memorial plaque honouring 18 firefighters who died during the First World War will be unveiled at Essex County Fire and Rescue’s Headquarters in Kelvedon during a ceremony to mark the centenary of the Armistice. The plaque, created by Chelmer Valley High School’s ...

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