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  • 23/09/2020

    Fire Service celebrates Bi Visibility Day

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Bi Visibility Day, a day held each year on 23 September to celebrate bisexuality. It is also called Bisexual Pride Day, CBD-Celebrating Bisexuality Day, and Bisexuality+ Day). This day is a call to recognise and celebrate the bisexual ...

  • 23/09/2020

    Fire Service shares what fitness means to colleagues

    It’s National Fitness Day and Essex County Fire and Rescue Service staff are sharing what fitness means to them. The Service’s Fitness Team are using the day to talk about about why fitness is important to them as well as promoting their fitness advice for others on their ...

  • 22/09/2020

    CharityTuesday: Firefighters set for 17 mile trek

    Firefighters Paul Adams and Gavin Ellis will be walking and talking to raise awareness of the importance of sharing your worries. They will trek 17 miles along the Suffolk coast, from Aldeburgh to Southwold, on Friday 2 October to raise money for charities Samaritans and Mind. It is a very ...

  • 20/09/2020

    Gas Safety Week 2020

    It’s Gas Safety Week and with many people relying on gas to cook and keep their home warm, Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is giving advice to help people stay safe. Below are ten tips from the Service and the Gas Safe Register to keep you safe at home: Always use a Gas Safe ...

  • 15/09/2020

    Charity Tuesday: Angela set to walk in memory of her brother

    Angela Crook, ICT Business Analyst at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service, will be walking 10 miles in her brother Steve's memory on Saturday 24 October, as part of the Campaign Against Living Miserably's (CALM) The Lost Hours Walk. On 10 October 2009, Angela's ...

  • 04/09/2020

    Fire Service dogs put through their paces at a national training exercise

    Jarvis (pictured front left), Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Search and Rescue dog and Fizz (pictured front right), the Service’s Fire Investigation dog, were joined by dogs from Kent, Hampshire and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Services at a training exercise on 2 and 3 ...

  • 04/09/2020

    Fire Service and partners visit 800 homes in Burnham-on-Crouch

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service worked with Essex Police, Maldon District Council and social isolation organisation United in Kind to hold a two day Safe, Well and Secure event in Burnham-on-Crouch. Held on 2 and 3 September, the event saw the Service’s Operational Risk Team for North ...

  • 28/08/2020

    Fire Service welcomes new firefighters at virtual celebration

    Five new wholetime firefighters have been honoured at a virtual passing out ceremony attended by Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Chief Fire Officer/Chief Executive Jo Turton and Deputy Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Jane Gardner Beginning their training in May this ...

  • 24/08/2020

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is recruiting wholetime firefighters

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) has announced it will be recruiting wholetime firefighters for at least 18 months. Recruitment opened on Tuesday 25 August, and unlike previous years, will not have a cut off point for application numbers. The recruitment campaign celebrates the ...

  • 20/08/2020

    Fire Service FireBike motorcycle instructors thanked following course

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s FireBike motorcycle instructors have been thanked for holding the "best day's training". The FireBike team held its first Advanced Machine Skills course since lockdown on Sunday (16 August), teaching 10 motorcyclists at Wethersfield ...

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