Incidents

The incidents shown on this page are a selection of the most notable incidents Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has attended. Click on the headline of each incident to see the full details.

An archive of historic incident details are available on our Transparency site.

Ongoing
Scrap yard fire
Location

Mores Lane, Brentwood

Attending station

Basildon, Chelmsford, Orsett

Incident type

Fire

Date

12.59pm, 22 Apr 2024

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Closed
Fire in industrial unit
Location

Gardiners Lane South, Basildon

Attending station

Basildon, Billericay, Corringham, Leigh, Orsett, Rayleigh Weir, Southend

Incident type

Fire

Date

1.36pm, 18 Apr 2024

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Closed
Haystack fire
Location

Butterfield Chase, Latchingdon

Attending station

Maldon, Southend

Incident type

Fire

Date

12.39pm, 16 Apr 2024

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Closed
Charger fire leaves house uninhabitable
Location

Prittlewell Square, Southend

Attending station

Southend, Hawkwell, Rayleigh Weir

Incident type

Fire

Date

3.00pm, 14 Apr 2024

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Closed
Crews tackle fire affecting care home
Location

Ramsey Road, Harwich

Attending station

Dovercourt, Colchester, Weeley, Frinton, Brightlingsea, Tiptree, Clacton, Corringham, South Woodham Ferrers, Halstead, Maldon

Incident type

Fire

Date

9.34am, 10 Apr 2024

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Closed
E-bike on charge causes flat fire
Location

Gloucester Avenue, Chelmsford

Attending station

Chelmsford

Incident type

Fire

Date

1.13pm, 09 Apr 2024

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Closed
One person rescued from flooded road
Location

The Strood, West Mersea

Attending station

Weeley, West Mersea, Colchester

Incident type

Person rescue

Date

12.42pm, 08 Apr 2024

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Closed
Crews extinguish roof fire
Location

Spital Road, Maldon

Attending station

Maldon, Chelmsford

Incident type

Fire

Date

7.15pm, 07 Apr 2024

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