Essex County Fire and Rescue Service

  • 09/12/2013

    Volunteer Recruitment

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is offering a unique opportunity to carry out rewarding voluntary work, so you can gain valuable experience while making a genuine difference to your community. ECFRS is in need of some enthusiastic people looking for an opportunity to give something back to ...

  • 06/12/2013

    Issued by Essex Police 04:15 hrs Friday

    The flood situation in Essex has now been downgraded from severe flood warning to a flood warning. There is still some risk to properties but the high tides have passed and whilst the full picture will not be known for some time, it appears that the county has fortunately not seen the same ...

  • 06/12/2013

    Evacuation Over

    There are no severe flood warnings in place and that everyone should return to their homes. There is no longer a requirement for people to evacuate their properties. The Environment Agency has reported that 49,655 properties were protected by the coastal defences, despite this being the biggest ...

  • 05/12/2013

    Multi agency flood warning

    Essex Police together with its partners is responding to the latest severe weather warnings from the Environment Agency by leading a multi-agency response with a full plan in place to oversee the safety of the public. Essex Police, together with its partners, has declared the severe weather ...

  • 05/12/2013

    Affected streets - flooding

    Essex Police and its partners are advising that the main times where people could be affected by the floods is an hour either side of 1.15am tomorrow (Friday December 6). The main areas that are going to be evacuated are in Jaywick area and they are listed below, however residents in all coastal ...

  • 05/12/2013

    Flood warning update

    Essex Police and its partners are working hard to prepare for the severe flooding alerts which are expected to hit the coasts of Essex during the night. Police officers are knocking on doors in areas that need to be evacuated to ensure that residents are aware of the floods and that they should ...

  • 30/11/2013

    Have a safe and happy Christmas

    It’s a little known fact that Christmas is the time of year when there are more injuries than ever caused by fire in the home. As the decorations go up so the risks of fire in the home, thousands of people will be putting candles and other highly flammable decorations up all around their ...

  • 27/11/2013

    Officer returns from the Philippines

    Divisional Officer Terry Webb has returned from a gruelling two week tour of duty as part of the international relief effort in the Philippines following the devastation caused by cyclone Haiyan. Terry flew out as part of the EU Civil Protection Mechanism working as the Deputy Manager in a team ...

  • 25/11/2013

    Ford unveils new model at Waltham Abbey Fire Station

    ECFRS has once again partnered the Ford Motor Company, this time to help reduce road traffic collisions involving young drivers. Using a state of the art simulator converted by Ford to fit inside a genuine Ford Fiesta, the Community Safety team and firefighters from Waltham Abbey are delivering ...

  • 19/11/2013

    Tillingham crews raise thousands for charity

    Firefighters from Tillingham fire station pulled together on November 16 to raise in excess of £5000 for charity the Dystonia Society in honour of local girl Ella Middleton. Over 50 people turned up to follow the team as they dragged their 13 ton fire engine for seven miles from the Co-Op ...

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