• Washing machine fire - Sherbourne Gardens, Southend January 25, 2021
    Firefighters were called to a house fire in Southend earlier today. On arrival, crews reported that a washing machine had caught fire and moved the appliance outside to extinguish the fire. Crews extinguished the fire by 10:49am. Firefighters believe an electrical fault within the washing machine caused the fire. Have you registered your appliances? Registering […]
  • Cooking left on stove leads to flat fire - Draper Close, West Thurrock January 24, 2021
    Firefighters have urged people to avoid cooking while tired, after a couple in Thurrock fell asleep in the early hours of Sunday morning with food on their stove. Smoke from the fire in the ground floor flat was spotted by a passer-by, who was unable to wake the couple but alerted the fire service. Crews […]
  • Road traffic collision - one casualty - M11, Harlow January 24, 2021
    Firefighters were called to assist at the scene of a road traffic collision on the M11 this afternoon. The single vehicle collision, which occurred on the northbound carriageway close to junction 7 (Harlow), left one woman trapped. Crews worked hard to release the woman by 2.30pm, before leaving her in the care of the Ambulance […]