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  • 05/02/2016

    New recruits to join on-call crews across the County

    The Service is welcoming its newest recruits who are set to join on-call crews at stations across Essex. The nine new recruits have completed their initial 10 day training course at Service’s Training Centre in Witham and they will now join firefighters at Brentwood, Burnham, Canvey, ...

  • 04/02/2016

    Help Simon collect Easter eggs for sick kids

    An Essex County Fire and Rescue Service firefighter is appealing for Easter eggs that will be given to children at a number of hospitals across the County. Halstead firefighter Simon Phillips will be delivering chocolate treats to young people in Colchester General Hospital, Chelmsford ...

  • 03/02/2016

    What's burning in your kitchen?

    With more house fires starting in the kitchen than any other room Essex County Fire and Rescue is urging people not to let distraction turn their kitchen into a disaster zone. Statistics for last year reveal that three quarters of the house fires in Essex started in the kitchen with distraction ...

  • 03/02/2016

    Walk and Talk comes to Colchester

    ECFRS Community Connector Les Nicoll is leading a monthly walk in Colchester to help vulnerable people get active while learning home fire safety advice. Les has teamed up with Colchester Mind to help support people experiencing an emotional or mental health condition through a ‘Walk and ...

  • 02/02/2016

    Video launched to prevent slips, trips and falls

    A new video which aims to prevent slips, trips and falls in the home was launched last Friday (January 29) at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Headquarters. The video, which the Service has produced with BOC and Provide, will help raise awareness and prevent slips, trips and falls ...

  • 01/02/2016

    Consultation starts today

    A consultation which gives residents the chance to have their say on the future shape of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service begins today (Monday 1 February 2016). Over the last decade the Service has seen the number of incidents it attends reduce by around half. At the same time, the ...

  • 01/02/2016

    Crash training in Saffron Walden

    A new Heavy Rescue Pump was put to the test in a training exercise that simulated a three-vehicle road traffic collision in Saffron Walden. Crews from Newport, Saffron Walden and Thaxted Fire Stations took part in Exercise JPS on Shire Hill Industrial Estate on Thursday, January 28. More than ...

  • 29/01/2016

    Charger safety advice

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to take care while using chargers following an incident involving one of our own firefighters. The Service has issued safety advice after a charger melted in the home of Chelmsford firefighter Stephen Thornton. The burnt out charger was ...

  • 29/01/2016

    The changing face of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service - have your say

    A consultation which gives residents the chance to have their say on the future shape of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service begins next week. Over the last decade the Service has seen the number of incidents it attends reduce by around half. At the same time, the Service has ...

  • 28/01/2016

    Winter Warmers success

    Volunteers have helped hundreds of people in Tendring by supplying almost 2,000 items of clothing, shoes and bedding. Essex County Fire and Rescue Service volunteers worked in partnership with the Citizens Advice Bureau and Tendring District Council to give away items at Dovercourt Fire ...

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