Essex County Fire and Rescue Service (ECFRS) is one of the largest fire and rescue services in the country, serving a County with a wide variety of risks.
The Service is governed by Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority (EPFCC). The EPFCC Fire and Rescue Authority is responsible for fire and rescue services covering an area over 1,400 square miles and a population of 1.8 million.
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has welcomed ten new on-call firefighters who have completed their training and joined fire stations across the county. The squad started their basic training in September, covering core skills such ...
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is urging Essex residents to be vigilant when buying electrical goods online this Christmas. With the convenience of internet shopping, online marketplaces are becoming a ...
Keeping our most rural communities safe has been one of the priorities for our Operational Community Risk Team (north) during the current lockdown. Martin Hills, Operational and Community Risk Officer, and Community Safety Officers ...
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has held its first on-call firefighter training course at Dovercourt Fire Station. Seven trainee on-call firefighters began their training at Dovercourt Fire Station on Monday, 9 November and have completed a ...
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is committed to promoting road safety and seeking to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads of Essex as a result of road traffic collisions (RTCs).
In 2007 1,065 people were killed or seriously injured on the roads in Essex. By 2017, this has fallen by 19% to 855. Whilst this is a tremendous success, and a tribute to the effectiveness of road safety activities in Essex, the number of people killed or seriously injured on our roads remains unacceptably high.
Knowing how to reduce the risk of fire in your home is an important part of living safe and well. You can find lots of useful information about the common causes of fire in the home and what you can do to prevent them in the links above.
We offer free home visits to any Essex resident. If you do not have working smoke alarms, or have working smoke alarms but would like more information about how to live safely and securely at home, book one of our free visits today.
Business owners are responsible for the protection of their property and their workforce and we want to work with you to ensure this process is smooth. Among the responsibilities is a requirement to carry out your own fire risk assessments and create a plan.
Within this area of the website, you'll find a range of information and links to guidance to help you comply with legislation.
Fire and rescue services have a huge role to play in tackling wider social issues when working with local communities.
We've created and adapted a number of intervention programmes which are delivered across Essex to a wide range of individuals.