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  • 03/02/2017

    Audi donate new car to help road safety team

    Essex Audi have donated a brand new Audi S3 car to Essex County Fire and Rescue Service's road safety team. The new "FireCar" will be taken to events and gatherings in Essex which attract young people and modified car enthusiast. The car serves as a talking point between the young ...

  • 02/02/2017

    Appeal for more firefighters in Maldon District

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service and Maldon District Council are working in partnership to support fire stations to recruit new on-call firefighters. Burnham-on-Crouch, Tollesbury, Tillingham and Maldon fire stations are looking to boost their numbers by hiring more on-call firefighters, who ...

  • 16/01/2017

    Coggeshall firefighters help save man's life

    Firefighters in Essex helped to save the life of a 61 year old man after he suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in Coggeshall on Thursday 1 December. Three crew members from Coggeshall Fire Station, Paul Adams, Gavin Ellis and Graham Byford, attended the incident as part of their co-responding ...

  • 14/01/2017

    Severe weather warning - Jaywick, Mistley and Mersea update

    High tide along the Jaywick coastline has passed and we have seen no reports of flooding. At its peak the rest centre at Clacton saw 230 residents from Jaywick having heeded the advice to leave their homes following warnings of the potential for severe flooding. No one attended the rest centre ...

  • 13/01/2017

    Severe weather warning - Jaywick, Mistley and Mersea Evacuation

    Essex Police have issued the following information regarding the severe weather warnings and evacuation plans: Evacuation of homes in Jaywick, Mistley and West Mersea will begin immediately to keep residents safe ahead of expected severe flooding tonight. A severe flood warning is in place ...

  • 12/01/2017

    Severe weather warning - Jaywick to be evacuated

    Essex Police have issued the following information about the severe weather 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 ...

  • 12/01/2017

    Severe weather warning - West Mersea evacuation plan

    Essex Police have issued the following information regarding the risk of flooding and evacuation plan for West Mersea: Colchester Borough Council’s Zone service for West Mersea will be calling on houses this evening, Thursday, that may be at risk of flooding and advising of an evacuation ...

  • 11/01/2017

    Commendation for hero Paul

    Paul Starns, 70, has been presented with a Chief Fire Officers’ Commendation after he saved the life of one of his neighbours following a house fire in Grays in October 2016. Paul was at home and suddenly heard cries for help coming from one of his neighbour’s houses. He rushed to ...

  • 11/01/2017

    Local scrap car company support firefighter training

    Firefighters in Grays and Orsett have been able to practice their road traffic collision (RTC) skills thanks to access to training-ready scrap cars. B&P Scrap Co Ltd have provided the stations with scrap cars for the past four years. They deliver them already drained of pollutants, which ...

  • 30/12/2016

    ECFRS' Donna Finch is awarded an MBE in the New Year's Honours list

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Community Development and Safeguarding Manager, Donna Finch, has been awarded an MBE by Her Majesty the Queen for services to children, young people and vulnerable adults in the community. Donna has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list ...

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