It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Harlow: Arrest Over Barn Mead Fire
Essex Police say a man has been arrested over fire that claimed the lives of six members of the same family at their home in Harlow.
The 19-year-old, also from Harlow, was detained on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, arson and burglary.
The arrest comes after the deaths of Sabah Usmani, her three sons and two daughters, at their home in Barn Mead, Harlow on 15th October last year .
The man has been bailed until 27th June while further enquiries are carried out.
A chief Essex medic has told Heart all local councils and CCGs are now coming together to tackle mental health.
Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
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