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.
Family left homeless after discarded cigarette causes fireLocation
Ivy Chimneys, EppingAttending station
Epping, LoughtonIncident type
4.42pm, 24 Apr 2023Find out more
Family left homeless after dishwasher fireLocation
Ozier Court, Saffron WaldenAttending station
Saffron Walden, ThaxtedIncident type
3.01pm, 22 Apr 2023Find out more
Firefighters rescue 35-year-old horseLocation
Old Hill Avenue, Langdon HillsAttending station
Orsett, ChelmsfordIncident type
11.48am, 20 Apr 2023Find out more
Bonfire spreads to houseLocation
Sundale Close, Holland on SeaAttending station
Clacton, Weeley, FrintonIncident type
5.30pm, 18 Apr 2023Find out more
Fire at Industrial UnitsLocation
Vicarage Lane West, North WealdAttending station
Harlow, EppingIncident type
6.05pm, 17 Apr 2023Find out more
Electric Blanket starts house fireLocation
Rectory Grove, WickfordAttending station
12.25am, 17 Apr 2023Find out more
Carbon Monoxide Alarm alerts familyLocation
Oldwyk, BasildonAttending station
9.55pm, 16 Apr 2023Find out more
Crews issue advice after mirror causes bedroom fireLocation
Brook Drive, WickfordAttending station
7.58am, 12 Apr 2023Find out more
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