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  • 23/07/2020

    Education Officers reassure communities during pandemic

    Four of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Education Officers have been thanked for going above and beyond to reassure communities during the pandemic. Education Officers Andrea Adams, Laura Moxley, Neil Soanes and Roy Evans would usually be in schools delivering fire safety and crime ...

  • 21/07/2020

    Charity Tuesday: Martin is set for 10km a day for The Fire Fighters Charity

    Martin Chester, ICT Service Delivery Manager at Essex County Fire and Rescue Service, couldn't walk a matter of weeks ago. But now he is covering 10km a day to thank The Fire Fighters Charity for helping him over the past seven months. When he joined Essex County Fire and ...

  • 21/07/2020

    CharityTuesday: Running in memory of Thaxted on-call firefighter Derek

    Matthew Stalley is set to run 12km this weekend in memory of his granddad who was an on-call firefighter in Thaxted for 25 years. Matthew, 32, will run from his home in Great Leighs to Braintree Crematorium to mark one year since his granddad, Derek Green, passed away. Derek, who died on 25 ...

  • 17/07/2020

    Fire Service gives safety advice for water sports

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has given safety advice for water sports ahead of the summer holidays. With warmer weather on the way, many people might look to enjoy the outdoors in the water by swimming, kayaking, canoeing and paddleboarding. Water sports have gained popularity during ...

  • 15/07/2020

    Do you live or work close to Dovercourt Fire Station?

    Dovercourt Fire Station is on the look out for people who spend their days or nights close by. The fire station, which is based on Fronks Road, is recruiting on-call firefighters; people who live or work within five minutes of the station and are paid to respond to incidents when called ...

  • 14/07/2020

    Charity Tuesday: Firefighter raises £700 after running 52 miles in 2 days

    An Essex County Fire and Rescue Service firefighter has raised £700 for The Fire Fighters Charity after running 52miles, the equivalent of two marathons, in 48 hours. On 3 July, Watch Manager Andre Turner laced up his trainers at 6am for his first of 13 runs. After clocking 4 miles in just ...

  • 13/07/2020

    Fire Service helps make almost 700 ambulances available during pandemic

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has been working with the East of England Ambulance Service Trust during the pandemic, helping to make 696 ambulances available during the pandemic. During the last 12 weeks, on-call firefighters from the Service have given 8,350 hours and have responded to ...

  • 09/07/2020

    Do you live or work close to Waltham Abbey Fire Station?

    Waltham Abbey Fire Station is on the look out for people who spend their days or nights close by. The fire station, which is based on Sewardstone Road, is recruiting on-call firefighters; people who live or work within five minutes of the station and are paid to respond to incidents when called ...

  • 06/07/2020

    Fire Service issues bonfire safety advice after two large fires in one afternoon

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has issued bonfire safety advice after two bonfires caused two large fires within half an hour of each other over the weekend. On Sunday afternoon, two separate incidents occured in North Essex which saw eight crews dispatched. The first incident in St ...

  • 02/07/2020

    Fire Service gives swimming safety advice for summer

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has issued swimming safety advice for summer while swimming pools are closed. With summer in full swing, many people will be heading to beaches and parks to enjoy the sunshine and if you’re tempted to cool off in the water, make sure you’re ...

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