Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

Menu

Accredited journalists can sign up for press alerts by emailing press@essex-fire.gov.uk


  • 31/07/2020

    Fire Service Safe and Well Officer retires after 41 years

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service Safe and Well Officer and former firefighter Gerry Hudson-Crane retires today (31 July) after 41 years’ at the Service. Gerry spent nine years at Grays Fire Station on Red Watch and a further 19 years on White Watch at Southend Fire Station, before ...

  • 29/07/2020

    Fire Service team retains Investors in People accreditation for the seventh time

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Fleet Services team has retained an Investors in People accreditation for the seventh time. The team, which is based Lexden and the Service’s Headquarters, has held the accreditation since 2001 and it is valid for three years. The accreditation ...

  • 28/07/2020

    Emergency Services give safety lessons to 2,300 school children during pandemic

    Almost 2,300 schoolchildren across Essex have watched safety lessons delivered by Essex County Fire and Rescue Service and Essex Police in an online education hub. The Education Hub was launched on 2 April to enable the two services to continue delivering safety lessons to children while many ...

  • 23/07/2020

    Education Officers reassure communities during pandemic

    Four of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Education Officers have been thanked for going above and beyond to reassure communities during the pandemic. Education Officers Andrea Adams, Laura Moxley, Neil Soanes and Roy Evans would usually be in schools delivering fire safety and crime ...

  • 21/07/2020

    Charity Tuesday: Martin is set for 10km a day for The Fire Fighters Charity

    Martin Chester, ICT Service Delivery Manager at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service, couldn't walk a matter of weeks ago. But now he is covering 10km a day to thank The Fire Fighters Charity for helping him over the past seven months. When he joined Essex County Fire and ...

  • 21/07/2020

    CharityTuesday: Running in memory of Thaxted on-call firefighter Derek

    Matthew Stalley is set to run 12km this weekend in memory of his granddad who was an on-call firefighter in Thaxted for 25 years. Matthew, 32, will run from his home in Great Leighs to Braintree Crematorium to mark one year since his granddad, Derek Green, passed away. Derek, who died on 25 ...

  • 17/07/2020

    Fire Service gives safety advice for water sports

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has given safety advice for water sports ahead of the summer holidays. With warmer weather on the way, many people might look to enjoy the outdoors in the water by swimming, kayaking, canoeing and paddleboarding. Water sports have gained popularity during ...

  • 15/07/2020

    Do you live or work close to Dovercourt Fire Station?

    Dovercourt Fire Station is on the look out for people who spend their days or nights close by. The fire station, which is based on Fronks Road, is recruiting on-call firefighters; people who live or work within five minutes of the station and are paid to respond to incidents when called ...

  • 14/07/2020

    Charity Tuesday: Firefighter raises £700 after running 52 miles in 2 days

    An Essex County Fire and Rescue Service firefighter has raised £700 for The Fire Fighters Charity after running 52miles, the equivalent of two marathons, in 48 hours. On 3 July, Watch Manager Andre Turner laced up his trainers at 6am for his first of 13 runs. After clocking 4 miles in just ...

  • 13/07/2020

    Fire Service helps make almost 700 ambulances available during pandemic

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has been working with the East of England Ambulance Service Trust during the pandemic, helping to make 696 ambulances available during the pandemic. During the last 12 weeks, on-call firefighters from the Service have given 8,350 hours and have responded to ...

Page 5 of 27

Press Statements

Our latest press statement can be found here.

For media enquiries about information contained in our press statements, please contact the press office on 01376 570814.
 

Site by Pingala Media