Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Accessibility statement

This accessibility statement applies to the Essex County Fire and Rescue Service website located at

This website is run by Essex County Fire and Rescue Service. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts via the text only version of this website
  • zoom in up to 400% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact us:

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

Our offices have audio induction loops, or if you contact us before your visit we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter.

If you have any other questions about what facilities are available when you visit us please contact us how to contact us:

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We have been working with the Pingala Media to fix identified issues and released the latest version of these to the website on 6 November 2020.

We will continue to monitor accessibility using automated and manual checks.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 27 November 2020 and was last reviewed on 27 November 2020. This website was last tested on 6 November 2020. The test was carried out by Pingala Media Marketing.

The main homepage was tested including several subpages:

The accessibility tool using was used to check this website. 

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