Essex County Fire and Rescue

Essex County Fire and Rescue

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Our purpose:

We improve, protect and save lives. Our vision: To make Essex a safe place to live, work and travel. Our priorities: Service Led, Community Focused, Kind Culture, Financially Sustainable. About Essex County Fire and Rescue Service Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is one of the largest Fire and Rescue Services in the country, serving a county within which there are a wide variety of risks. The Service is governed by Essex Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority (EPFCC). The EPFCC Fire


ContactEssex County Fire & Rescue

Telephone0300 3035555

AddressEssex County Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters
Kelvedon Park


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Road traffic collision - one casualty - Cymbeline Way, Colchester

Firefighters were called to assist at the scene of a road traffic collision involving two vehicle.

Fire crews worked with paramedics to help release one person trapped in their vehicle.

The casualty was released by 2pm and left in the care of the Ambulance Service.

Shed fire spreads to house - Sachfield Drive, Grays

Firefighters were called to reports of a shed fire which had spread to a house in Grays.

When fire crews arrived they reported the ground floor of the house was full of smoke.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and stopped it spreading to the rest of the property. The fire was extinguished by 2:20pm.

Industrial unit fire - Rectory Road, Grays

Firefighters have been called to a fire at an industrial estate involving one unit and a HGV.

The fire is producing a lot of smoke which can be seen for miles around. Residents in the nearby area should close their windows as there is a lot of smoke in the area.

Update 3:15pm - Firefighters are tackling the fire and working hard to surround and stop the fire from spreading to the other neighbouring units.

Photos and videos from the incident can be found on our Twitter page.

*This incident is ongoing. More details will be added shortly*.