Our mission: To make Essex a safe place to live, work and travel.
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 Authority is responsible for fire and rescue services covering an area over 1,400 square miles and a population of 1.8 million.
ECFRS provides prevention, protection and emergency response services from 50 fire stations staffed by wholetime and on-call firefighters. The organisation is administered from its Headquarters at Kelvedon Park in Kelvedon, where the Service also has a Control Centre which take 999 calls.