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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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Fatal collision on the A26

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A man died in a collision on the A26 near Crowborough yesterday afternoon.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Water Leak Luxford Road

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Some households in Crowborough are without water this morning or have low water pressure.

Contentious fire service changes to be ‘modified’

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Contentious changes to East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service to be 'modified'. Crowborough to have full-time firefighters on-site at the weekends and will retain the second fire engine.

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.

Town Council “vehemently opposed” to fire service cuts

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Crowborough Town Council "vehemently opposed" to fire service cuts.
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Council to discuss fire service cuts

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Next week Crowborough Town Council will discuss how they will respond to consultation currently taking place regarding proposed changes to the fire service.

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.