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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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Fire at doctors surgery in Crowborough

Update:  The GP practice will be seeing patients tomorrow (Wednesday), although the latest statement posted on the surgery's website at 5pm describes how computers...
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Washing machine catches fire in Crowborough

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service praised the quick response of an occupier after they were called to a report of a washing machine...
Crowborough Community Fire Station

Man seriously injured in crash on A26 at Crowborough

Just before 9am this morning (Monday 8th), a Suzuki jeep and a van collided on the A26 near the army camp south of Crowborough. The...
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Crowborough biker flown to hospital after crash in Rye

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a van in Rye yesterday lunchtime. The motorcyclist, a 47-year-old...

Up to 5,000 customers in the Crowborough area without water

The Operations Director at South East Water this afternoon took to Facebook to explain the challenges the company is facing after the thaw. Simon Earl...

Emergency services hold training exercises in Jarvis Brook Railway Tunnel

The Railway Tunnel at Jarvis Brook was recently the location of two major incidents involving a range of emergency services – fortunately these were...
Collision car lorry A26 Beacon Road Mill Lane Goldsmiths Ave 8 December 2016

Elderly driver passed-away on Christmas Day

Update: The driver of a Ford Fiesta which was in collision with a lorry at the junction of Mill Lane and the A26 Beacon...

Fire Ashdown Forest

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

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...

Investigation into cause of serious house fire in Crowborough

In total eight fire crews fought a massive blaze overnight which swept through the semi-detached property on Rannock Road. The fire service responded to emergency...