Essex is home to two airports, Stansted and Southend, as well as Harwich seaport, Lakeside shopping centre, Coryton oil refinery, power stations, docks at Tilbury and, along the Thames, seven underground stations and parts of the M25 and M11…
During winter months, you might have more electrics, more items and more people in your home or you might be lighting candles and cooking more. Follow our advice to keep you and your family safe this winter.
If you are not the press, use 01376 576000 for other enquiries. For emergencies call 999.
We ask that routine press check calls are not made between 8pm and 9am, because all items of interest will be posted here as they happen. Please note this is NOT a service for the public and press from outside our local area are asked politely to adhere to these guidelines.
Photographs & Video
Photographs and video from incidents may be downloaded for publication. These may be used free of charge by all accredited newspapers and media agencies providing they carry a credit to Essex County Fire and Rescue Service. Breaches of this arrangement will result in an invoice of £74 per image and £294 per video.
Data Sharing Fair Processing Notice
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. Any personal information you provide us with will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018.