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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.

Biker injured in collision

A motorcyclist suffered suspected fractured ribs when he was in collision with a refuse lorry on the A26 at Heron's Ghyll on Wednesday afternoon...
Yellow police collision notice on Hurtis Hill in Crowborough, reads: "COLLISION (12:50 10 08 22) Contact Police CALL 101"

Collision yesterday on Hurtis Hill

Police are appealing for information following a collision in Crowborough yesterday (Wednesday 10th August).

Pensioner seriously injured

A Crowborough pensioner has been seriously injured in a collision near Eridge railway station. Police are seeking witnesses to the collision in which the pedestrian...
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Motorcyclist killed on A26 in Crowborough

Update:  The motorcyclist has now been named as Joshua Field of Gladstone Road in Tonbridge. A 24-year-old motorcyclist from Tonbridge has died after a collision...
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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...
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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...
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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...

Water company announces compensation arrangements

South East Water have said they will compensate customers left without water by £100.  They have announced a sliding scale according to how long...

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...

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...