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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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Firefighters from Crowborough free motorist from crash on A267

Fire crews from Crowborough and Heathfield used hydraulic equipment to cut free the driver after a collision early this morning on the A267 near...

Ashdown Forest Fire

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Services were called to the scene of a large fire on the Ashdown Forest at around 9.30pm last...
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Neighbours raise the alarm

The fire service have praised the reaction of neighbours when they heard a smoke alarm going off in the early hours of Tuesday morning. East...

Man spotted carry a gun near school was shooting vermin

Update:  Sussex Police have now traced the man spotted carrying a rifle near to St John's School. Police have confirmed a 29-year-old man was interviewed...
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Man airlifted to hospital following crash in Crowborough

Sussex Police are appealing for information following yesterday's collision on Crowborough Hill.

Collision between a car and a minibus near Barnsgate

Police were called to a road traffic collision between a car and a minibus on the A26 near Barnsgate Manor Vineyards on Friday (19th...
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Water regulator criticises planning and communication

Ofwat, the regulator for the water industry has said whilst the priority is getting water flowing again, after the crises they will take a...
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Car and van in serious injury collision on the A26 at Eridge Green

Witnesses are being sought to a two vehicle crash on the A26 at Eridge Green last night (Tuesday 21st June). At 11.45pm, a grey Volkswagen...

Fire at Windlesham Manor

Emergency services were called to a fire at a care home in Crowborough in the early hours of this morning. The fire was at Windlesham...
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Fire in a flat on Crowborough High Street

Firefighters were called to reports of a fire in a first floor flat in Crowborough last night. Two appliances from Crowborough fire station and another...