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  • 11/12/2020

    Fire Service welcomes 11 new firefighters at virtual celebration

    Eleven new wholetime firefighters have been honoured at a passing out ceremony today (11 December) attended by Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Chief Fire Officer/Chief Executive Jo Turton, Deputy Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Essex Jane Gardner and some of their soon to ...

  • 09/12/2020

    Help the Fire Service spread festive cheer with donations for hampers and toys

    Help the Fire Service spread the festive cheer: We need your donations for Christmas hampers for poorest families across North Essex! Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is appealing for donations to create more than 120 hampers to deliver to some of the poorest families in North Essex ...

  • 04/12/2020

    Fire Service gives 225 smoke alarms to rural communities during lockdown

    Keeping Essex’s most rural communities safe has been one of the priorities for Essex County Fire and Rescue Service’s Operational Community Risk Team (North) during the last lockdown. Martin Hills, Operational and Community Risk Officer and Community Safety Officers Lisa Mitson, ...

  • 02/12/2020

    Watch Manager awarded community service medal

    Watch Manager Brad Reynolds from Loughton Fire Station has been recognised for his service to the communities of the Epping Forest District. Brad was nominated for the Epping Forest Community Service medal during Epping Forest District Council’s Civic Awards 2020 as he has served his ...

  • 01/12/2020

    Keep your bubble safe this Christmas

    Christmas dinner, wrapping presents, decorating your home – there’s lots to think about this Christmas. But one thing we are urging Essex residents to put top of their Christmas lists this year is fire safety. While fire safety is vital throughout the year, the extra distractions of ...

  • 26/11/2020

    Ten new on-call firefighters join Fire Service

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has welcomed ten new on-call firefighters who have completed their training and joined fire stations across the county. The squad started their basic training in September, covering core skills such as using ladders, pumping water and responding to ...

  • 23/11/2020

    Electrical Safety Week - Don't shop fake this Christmas

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is urging Essex residents to be vigilant when buying electrical goods online this Christmas. With the convenience of internet shopping, online marketplaces are becoming a more popular choice for online ...

  • 23/11/2020

    Fire service visit rural communities to give fire safety advice

    Keeping our most rural communities safe has been one of the priorities for our Operational Community Risk Team (north) during the current lockdown. Martin Hills, Operational and Community Risk Officer, and Community Safety Officers Lisa Mitson, Steve Green and Roy Evans have targeted ...

  • 22/11/2020

    Dovercourt Fire Station holds first training course

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has held its first on-call firefighter training course at Dovercourt Fire Station. Seven trainee on-call firefighters began their training at Dovercourt Fire Station on Monday, 9 November and have completed a two-week intensive training course before they ...

  • 16/11/2020

    No need for Speed - Road Safety Week 2020

    Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is supporting Road Safety Week (16–22 November), the UK’s biggest road safety event coordinated by Brake, the road safety charity. Statistics show that speed contributes to one in five fatal crashes in the UK so this ...

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