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  • 26/09/2013

    Down Syndrome Firebreak shortlisted for national award

    The Service’s hugely successful Firebreak scheme has been shortlisted for a coveted Guardian Public Service’s award. Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is one of three organisations in the running in the Partnership Excellence category in recognition of the work they have done with ...

  • 13/09/2013

    Make sure you are ready for Autumn

    As summer comes to an end Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to make sure that they are ready for Autumn. As the nights close in and the cold weather begins ECFRS often experiences an increase in calls to domestic incidents caused by candles, heaters, fireplaces and electric ...

  • 11/09/2013

    Chimney Fire Safety Week

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service are reminding people to make sure that their chimney is safe as part of National Chimney Fire Safety Week which runs from September 9 to 15. Real fires create a warm and homely atmosphere but bring with them extra risks both from fire and carbon monoxide ...

  • 10/09/2013

    Duke of Edinburgh Awards Night

    The first young people in the country to complete Duke of Edinburgh Silver through a fire service received their awards at a special ceremony held at Service Headquarters on Friday September 6. Twelve young firefighters from Great Baddow were presented with their awards by ACFO Paul Hill ...

  • 06/09/2013

    Thatched Owners Seminar

    A special seminar for the owners of thatched roof properties will be held at Newport Fire Station on September 12. The seminar will give thatched homeowners all the help and advice they need to make sure that they take the extra fire safety precautions these properties demand. Presentations ...

  • 05/09/2013

    Drive Safely

    Following today’s huge pileup in Kent ECFRS is warning drivers to stay safe on the roads to make sure that there is a not a repeat in Essex The county is experiencing changeable weather as summer turns to autumn and drivers need to make sure that they adjust their driving to suit those ...

  • 30/08/2013

    Smoke Alarms Campaign

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is urging everyone in Essex to make sure that they have properly installed and fully working smoke alarms in their homes. Over the last year more than a quarter of the house fires dealt with in Essex were to homes with no smoke alarms. Between July 2012 ...

  • 22/08/2013

    Clacton leads the way with fire cadets

    Clacton will host the first Fire Cadets course ever held in Essex. The innovative course, which has been created by Essex County Fire and Rescue Service and is part funded by Tendring Community Safety Partnership, teaches teenagers the skills and disciplines needed to become a firefighter and ...

  • 16/08/2013

    MP backs smoke alarm campaign

    Rebecca Harris, MP for Castle Point has joined forces with Essex County Fire and Rescue Service to urge people to make sure that they have working smoke alarms in their homes which are properly fitted and regularly tested. Mrs Harris said “Smoke alarms provide a vital early warning at the ...

  • 14/08/2013

    Stay V Safe at Pop Festival

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is urging V Festival goers to follow some simple safety tips to make sure that they stay happy campers throughout the weekend. Fire crews will be on site throughout the festival providing operational response and safety advice and on Friday the ...

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