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News about serious and dangerous situations in the Crowborough area involving the emergency services – fires, road traffic collisions, civil emergencies, severe weather warnings, natural disasters etc.

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Collision between a van and a car on A26 Eridge Road in Crowborough
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Appeal for witnesses following death of cyclist

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Sussex Police is appealing for witnesses regarding a fatal collision involving a cyclist on the B2188, between Lye Green and Groombridge.
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Man dies after car collided with a wall in Crowborough

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Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision on Rotherfield Road on Saturday evening.

Fire service helping paramedic during crisis

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With the pressures on the NHS due to Covid-19, the fire service in East Sussex has seen a rise in calls to assist the ambulance service.

Water Leak Luxford Road

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Some households in Crowborough are without water this morning or have low water pressure.
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Changes at Crowborough Fire Station

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Under proposals staff contracts at some fire stations in East Sussex, including Crowborough, could be changed, which would mean at times it would take slightly longer to respond to emergencies.
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Crowborough to be designated as single appliance station

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Following yesterday's Fire Authority meeting, Crowborough Fire station is to be formally designated as single appliance station.

Fire Ashdown Forest

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At 8pm last night East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were called about a fire near Gills Lap car park on Ashdown Forest.
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Crash A26 Boars Head

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East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash this afternoon at about 4.45pm near the Boar's Head Inn. The collision involved two cars,...

Batteries cause bin lorry fires

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Batteries have caused two separate fires in bin lorries in Wealden after sparks ignited the surrounding rubbish.
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Firefighters praised for rescue

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Crews from Uckfield and Crowborough animal rescue unit have been praised for rescuing two cows in trouble.