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Our Open Days are a great opportunity for you to meet our firefighters, find out more about what we do and learn more about how you can help keep Essex safe.

We also hold charity car washes at fire stations across Essex where you can have your car washed by firefighters for a small donation. All proceeds will be donated to charity.

 

June 2022

 

11 June

 

Tollesbury Fire Station car wash

Come along to Tollesbury Fire Station (High Street, Tollesbury, CM9 8RG) on Saturday 11 June, 10am to 4pm, to have your car cleaned by local firefighters raising money.

18 June

Harlow Fire Station open day

Come along to Harlow Fire Station (Fourth Avenue, Harlow, CM20 1DU) on Saturday 18 June, 10am to 4pm, to learn more about your local firefighters.

19 June

 

Weeley village fete

 

Come along to the Weeley Village fete on Sunday, 19 June to learn more about your local firefighters.

 

25 June

 

Tiptree Fire Station open day 

 

Come along to Tiptree Fire Station, Church Road, Tiptree, Essex CO5 0SU on Saturday 25 June between 10am - 4pm to learn more about your local firefighters.

 

Epping Fire Station open day 

 

Come along to Epping Fire Station (High Street, Epping, CM16 4AF), on Saturday 25 June, 10am to 4pm, to learn more about your local firefighters. The event will include a chip pan fire.

 

Witham Fire Station open day

Meet the people keeping you safe in Witham. Find out what it’s like to be a firefighter, what other roles in our service are available, pick up safety advice, watch demonstrations and of course have lots of fun.

Our crews look forward to seeing you there! The event will be open between 10am and 4pm at the station in Hatfield Road, Witham, CM8 1EW.

 

26 June

 

Leigh Fire Station open day

 

Come along to Leigh Fire Station in Mountdale Gardens, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 4AA, between 11am and 4pm on Sunday 26 June to meet the team. There will be a host of activities at the station including the Fire Car from the road safety team, BBQ, drinks and refreshments, a bouncy castle, dunk the firefighter, water rescue equipment, the aerial ladder platform from Southend, a chip pan fire demonstration plus fire safety advice.

 

 

July 2022

 

2 July

Waltham Abbey Fire Station open day

Come along to Waltham Abbey Fire Station, Sewardstone Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 1PA on Saturday 2 July between 10am - 4pm to learn more about your local firefighters.

Newport Fire Station Open Day

Meet your local firefighters at Newport Fire Station at their open day on Saturday 2 July between 10am and 4pm.

The fire station is in Debden Road, Newport. Attractions include safety demos, BBQ, bouncy castle and face painting.

16 July

South Woodham Ferrers Fire Station open day

Come along to South Woodham Ferrers Fire Station, Ferrers Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex CM3 5XH on Saturday 16 July between 10am - 4pm to learn more about your local firefighters.

Colchester Fire Station open day

Come along to Colchester Fire Station, Cowdray Avenue, Colchester, Essex CO1 1XT on Saturday 16 July between 10am - 4pm to learn more about your local firefighters.

Canvey Fire Station open day 

Come along to Canvey Fire Station (Long Road, Canvey Island, SS8 0JD) on Saturday 16 July, 10am to 4pm, to learn more about your local firefighters.

There will be chip pan fire demonstrations, firefighter drills, live band, bouncy castles and inflatables, games, food and drink, ice creams plus special appearances from Paw Patrol's Marshall.

23 July

Tillingham flower show

Come along to the Tillingham Flower Show on Saturday, 23 July to learn more about your local firefighters.

Wivenhoe Fire Station open day

Come along to the Wivenhoe Fire Station's open day on Saturday 23 July (10am to 4pm) to learn more about your local firefighters.

30 July

Brentwood Fire Station open day

Between 11am and 4pm at the station there will be a chip pan fire demonstration, road traffic collision demonstrations, take a look at our firefightering equipment, cakes, BBQ plus much more.

August 2022

 

20 August

Rayleigh Weir Fire Station open day

Come along to Rayleigh Weir Fire Station, 500 Rayleigh Road, Benfleet, Essex SS7 3TR on Saturday 20 August between 10am - 4pm to learn more about your local firefighters.

Attractions include chip pan fire demonstrations, Territorial Army, ice cream, hose spraying. Dogs are welcome.

27 August

Burnham Fire Station Open Day

Come along to Burnham Fire Station, Albert Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex CM0 8DZ on Saturday 27 August between 10am - 4pm to learn more about your local firefighters.

Chelmsford Fire Station Open Day

Come along to Chelmsford Fire Station, Rainsford Lane, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 2QS on Saturday 27 August between 10am - 4pm to learn more about your local firefighters.

Southend Fire Station open day

Come along to Southend Fire Station, Sutton Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 5PX on Saturday 27 August between 10am - 4pm to learn more about your local firefighters.

Attractions include:

  • Southend's Aerial Ladder Platform
  • Meet local firefighters
  • Chip pan fire demonstration
  • Candy floss machine
  • Ice cream van
  • Bouncy castle
  • Dunk A Firefighter
  • Fairground ride
  • Face painters
  • Urban Search & Rescue
  • Other Emergency Services (HART team from East of England Ambulance Service and crime prevention from Essex Police)
  • Road safety
  • Fire Bike and Car
  • Southend Airport appliance

29 August

Brightlingsea Fire Station open day

Come along to Brightlingsea Fire Station, Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0BP on Monday, 29 August between 10am - 4pm to learn more about your local firefighters.

September 2022

3 September 

Halstead Fire Station open day

Come along to Halstead Fire Station, Parsonage Street, Halstead, Essex CO9 1EZ on Saturday, 3 September between 10am - 4pm to learn more about your local firefighters.

Maldon Fire Station

Come along to Maldon Fire Station, Wycke Hill, Maldon, Essex CM9 6SH on Saturday, 3 September between 10am - 4pm to learn more about your local firefighters.

Wethersfield Fire Station

Wethersfield Fire Station's open day is on Saturday 3 September between 12pm and 4pm. Meet your local firefighters at the station in Finchingfield Road, Wethersfield, CM7 4BN.

10 September

Basildon Fire Station

Come along to Basildon Fire Station, Broadmayne, Basildon, Essex SS14 1EH on Saturday, 10 September between 10am - 4pm to learn more about your local firefighters.

Wickford carnival

Come along to Wickford carnival on Saturday, 10 September to learn more about your local firefighters.


 

We also advertise most of our fire service events on our Facebook page.

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