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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.

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.

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 dies after car collided with a wall in Crowborough

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

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...

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...
Crowborough Community Fire Station Beacon Road

Barn fire at Boar’s Head

East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service were called just after 1pm today about a barn on fire at Eridge near Crowborough.
Crowborough Community Fire Station

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...
Crowborough Community Fire Station

Changes at Crowborough Fire Station

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.

Water company working to restore supplies to Crowborough

Update (Monday 10.10am): Bottled water now in Crowborough. The supplies are at Chapel Green near All Saints "Old" Hall on Church Road - limited to...

Fire service helping paramedic during crisis

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.