Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


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  • 17/12/2019

    ECFRS rated good at responding to emergencies by HMICFRS report

    Read the full HMICFRS report by clicking here. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has published its report into Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s effectiveness, efficiency and how well it looks after its people. Essex County Fire ...

  • 16/12/2019

    Have you downloaded the what3words app?

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging the public to download what3words, a free smartphone app that helps you easily and accurately describe your location. The app developers have broken the world down into trillions of 3m by 3m squares, each with a unique three-word address. These ...

  • 11/12/2019

    Volunteers thanked for commitment during dedicated ceremony

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service held a dedicated event today (11 December) to thank its volunteers for their commitment to their communities. Volunteers were invited to a ceremony at the Service Headquarters where they were presented with Certificates of Appreciation and thanked for giving ...

  • 10/12/2019

    Winter Warmer Christmas appeal

    Could you donate to Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Winter Warmer Christmas Appeal? For the past eight years Community Builder Les Nicoll has set up the Winter Warmers pop-up shop in Dovercourt. The Christmas appeal has been set up to help struggling families within communities ...

  • 09/12/2019

    Don't miss out - let us know your views

    Don’t miss out on the chance to play a role in shaping the future of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service. Over the last 11 weeks hundreds of Essex residents have taken part in a consultation which gives them the chance to have their say on how the future priorities of Essex County ...

  • 03/12/2019

    CharityTuesday: Ben is fundraising for Orchid Male Cancer Support

    Orsett firefighter Ben Whateley-Harris is getting behind Orchid Male Cancer Support by taking on as many events, competitions and races as possible. Ben will complete a range of challenges during the remainder of 2019, following various half marathons and 10 kilometre races. Last month, Ben ...

  • 27/11/2019

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service wins prestigious Excellence research award

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has won a 2019 Research Excellence Award for its partnership work with the University of Essex. The award was presented to Andrea MacAlister, Head of Community Safety and Kieron Moir, Home Safety Operations Manager, alongside Dr Gina Reinhardt from the ...

  • 26/11/2019

    Firefighters raise more than £1,500 for life-saving treatment

    Newport firefighters raised more than £1,500 during a charity car wash earlier this month for medical treatment for a little boy called Archie, who was diagnosed with a rare form of Neuroblastoma earlier this year. On Saturday 16 November, the team at Newport Fire Station and a band of ...

  • 22/11/2019

    Could you be an on-call firefighter in Canvey Island?

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is holding a recruitment drive in Canvey Island for anyone interested in becoming an on-call firefighter. If you are over 18-years-old and live or work within five minutes of Canvey Island Fire Station, you could become one of more than 500 on-call ...

  • 20/11/2019

    ECFRS celebrates its people in annual awards event

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has recognised its employees during its annual ‘Celebrating Our People Awards’. You can watch the event video here: Over 100 colleagues attended the event at The Lion House, Boreham, on Monday 18 November, which ...

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