Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

  • 08/07/2016

    Firebreak Partnership Conference success

    Representatives from 60 organisations across Essex and further afield all descended on ECFRS headquarters for the first ever Firebreak Partnership Conference. The audience was made up of representatives from professional football clubs, charities, local authorities, fire services, The Princes ...

  • 07/07/2016

    Emergency services celebration

    Hundreds of schoolchildren have celebrated the County’s emergency services at a special event held in Stanford-le-Hope today (Thursday, July 7). Students from Abbots Hall, Graham James and Arthur Bugler primary schools attended the special ‘Emergency Services Day’ to learn ...

  • 06/07/2016

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service re-issues tumble dryer safety warning

    Essex County Fire And Rescue Service has re-issued a tumble dryer safety warning following the recent period of unseasonably damp weather has led to more people using their tumble dryers. The Service initially issued the warning last year following the safety reviews on Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, ...

  • 06/07/2016

    ECFRS accolade after charity campaign

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has received a prestigious accolade after raising a whopping £122,441 for the Fire Fighters Charity. The Service has been presented with a Certificate of Appreciation from the Fire Fighters Charity for its fundraising over 2015/16 financial year, which ...

  • 05/07/2016

    Motorcyclists safer after FireBike success

    A special course that helps reduce motorcycle accidents on the County’s roads has been endorsed by Europe’s largest gay biking club. Riders from the Gay Bikers Motorcycle Club, which has 350 members across the continent, were given advanced riding skills advice from Essex County Fire ...

  • 05/07/2016

    Billericay firefighters welcome Chernobyl charity

    A group of children affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster have enjoyed a fun-filled visit at Billericay Fire Station. More than 20 young people receiving support from the Billericay and South Essex Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline have visited Billericay firefighters every year since ...

  • 04/07/2016

    Cooking fire safety

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has warned people to take extra care while cooking, with many distractions and hazards turning a simple meal into disaster. With school year ending in three weeks, children will be competing for attention as they spend more time in the home and around the ...

  • 01/07/2016

    Dementia Action Alliance in Tendring

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has formed part of an action group to help improve the lives of people with dementia in Tendring. The Service has joined the Tendring Dementia Action Alliance along with partner organisations that include Essex Police, Alzheimer’s Society, North Essex ...

  • 30/06/2016

    Home Office Fire Reform Transparency Survey

    Last month, the Home Secretary set out her vision for the fire and rescue service in England. One element is to bring greater transparency to the fire and rescue sector by publishing more service information to the public online, just as the Home Office has done with policing. By making ...

  • 30/06/2016

    All Fired Up! - A history of firefighting in Essex

    A unique, free celebration of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service and its history will be available for the public to enjoy at a temporary exhibition this summer, hosted by Chelmsford Museum. Essex Fire Museum volunteers have worked alongside Dr Mark Curteis, Curator of Social History ...

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