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.
Fuse board fireLocation
Downey Close, BasildonAttending station
9.34pm, 27 May 2023Find out more
Crossways, JaywickAttending station
2.39pm, 27 May 2023Find out more
Dickinson Road, ColchesterAttending station
10.23am, 27 May 2023Find out more
Industrial unit fireLocation
Progress Road, EastwoodAttending station
Southend, Leigh, Rayleigh Weir, BasildonIncident type
7.15am, 27 May 2023Find out more
House boat deliberately set on fireLocation
Haven Road, ColchesterAttending station
Colchester, WivenhoeIncident type
7.58pm, 25 May 2023Find out more
Crews tackle fire in WestcliffLocation
Hamlet Court Road, WestcliffAttending station
Southend, Leigh, Rayleigh Weir, Hawkwell, Chelmsford, Shoeburyness, Rochford, Grays, Basildon, OrsettIncident type
8.20pm, 21 May 2023Find out more
Children raise alarm after kitchen fireLocation
Grasmere Road, ThundersleyAttending station
Basildon, Canvey IslandIncident type
1.35pm, 21 May 2023Find out more
Two flats completely destroyed after serious fireLocation
The Cedars, Buckhurst HillAttending station
Loughton, Brentwood, GraysIncident type
11.24am, 21 May 2023Find out more
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