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.
Fire in derelict buildingLocation
Ottawa Road, TilburyAttending station
Grays, Basildon, Corringham, Orsett, WickfordIncident type
12.45pm, 11 May 2023Find out more
Smoke alarm alerts sleeping residents to fireLocation
Collins Meadows, HarlowAttending station
4.35am, 11 May 2023Find out more
Crews appeal to residents to park considerately after house fireLocation
Fairmead Avenue, Westcliff-on-SeaAttending station
Southend, LeighIncident type
3.43am, 08 May 2023Find out more
Electric bike left on charge causes garage fireLocation
Parnell Close, Chafford HundredAttending station
9.20pm, 02 May 2023Find out more
Firefighters rescue fox stuck in an underground pipeLocation
Turner Road, ColchesterAttending station
Colchester, Urban Search and RescueIncident type
12.36pm, 02 May 2023Find out more
Fire breaks out at soft play centreLocation
Miles Gray Road, BasildonAttending station
Basildon, Wickford, Corringham, ChelmsfordIncident type
8.33pm, 28 Apr 2023Find out more
Chelmsford Road, RawrethAttending station
Chelmsford, Rayleigh Weir, Hawkwell, South Woodham Ferrers, GraysIncident type
1.49pm, 27 Apr 2023Find out more
Firefighters tackle two fires at same locationLocation
Warren Lane, DoddinghurstAttending station
Brentwood, Chelmsford, Ingatestone, Basildon, Witham, CorringhamIncident type
10.20pm, 24 Apr 2023Find out more
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