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  • 19/10/2020

    Fire Service shares advice for a happy and safe Halloween

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is sharing safety advice to keep residents in Essex safe this Halloween. Halloween might be different this year with Covid-19 guidance but that doesn’t mean we can’t still have a happy and safe Halloween. Essex County Fire and ...

  • 14/10/2020

    Show some respect this Fireworks Night

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents in Essex to keep safe this bonfire and fireworks season. With many organised events cancelled, emergency services are preparing for a busier night than usual as people celebrate in their own gardens. We are asking everyone ...

  • 13/10/2020

    Megan to run one mile a day in aid of The Miscarriage Association

    Throughout the month of October Megan from Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Operations and Resilience team will be running one mile a day in aid of The Miscarriage Association. Megan chose the charity after suffering a miscarriage in October 2019. One year later, Megan decided ...

  • 12/10/2020

    Candle Fire Safety Week 2020: Fire Service shares advice to stay safe

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is sharing safety advice to minimise the risk of candle fires as part of Candle Fire Safety Week (12 - 18 October) and the Fire Kills campaign. Candle fires result in more than 300 casualties each year, so ECFRS is urging residents to ...

  • 11/10/2020

    Fire Service celebrates National Coming Out Day

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is celebrating National Coming Out Day this Sunday (11 October) and staff in the Service’s LGBTQ+ Support Network, BEING, have been sharing their stories of coming out. What is National Coming Out Day? National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is an annual ...

  • 09/10/2020

    Fire Service supports World Mental Health Day

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is supporting World Mental Health day this Saturday (10 October) and is highlighting support in Essex to those who need it. The Service is supporting a countywide campaign led by Essex County Council which aims to tackle declining mental wellbeing in the ...

  • 08/10/2020

    Firefighters thank campsite after training exercise

    Crews from Basildon, Billericay, Brentwood and Corringham Fire Stations want to thank campsite management and staff after they took part in an exercise at Thriftwood Scout Campsite in Brentwood to test their response to a fire at the site alongside Essex Police. On Monday morning (5 October) the ...

  • 05/10/2020

    Fire Service staff member awarded British Empire Medal

    Paul Pemberton BEM, Impairment and Disability Officer at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to hearing impaired people in Essex. Paul’s amazing medal achievement was announced in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list ...

  • 30/09/2020

    Fire Service pays tribute to Search and Rescue Dog Kirby

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service's Search and Rescue dog Kirby has passed away after an eight-year career in the Service. Kirby, aged 12, joined ECFRS from London Fire Brigade in 2012. He was put to sleep following a battle with cancer on 11 September. Kirby officially ...

  • 25/09/2020

    Fire Service supports countywide campaign following demand for mental health sup

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is supporting a countywide campaign which launches this month and aims to tackle declining mental wellbeing in the county as a result of coronavirus. The campaign is being led by Essex County Council (ECC) and is supported by partners and organisations across ...

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