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.

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.

Batteries cause bin lorry fires

Batteries have caused two separate fires in bin lorries in Wealden after sparks ignited the surrounding rubbish.

Collision Walshes Road

Two cars collided in Walshes Road in Crowborough at about 5pm yesterday (18th June). The 20-year-old man driving one of them was taken...
York Lodge care Hme Myrtle Road Crowborough

Crowborough care home praised for “quick & safe” evacuation of residents

Crowborough care home praised for "quick & safe" evacuation of residents.
Crowborough Community Fire Station

Crowborough to be designated as single appliance station

Following yesterday's Fire Authority meeting, Crowborough Fire station is to be formally designated as single appliance station.
Crowborough Community Fire Station Beacon Road

Council to discuss fire service cuts

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

Woman seriously injured in A26 collision near Crowborough

Police are appealing for witnesses to a single vehicle collision on the A26 near Crowborough in which a woman was seriously injured.
Fire appliances Crowborough Fire Station

Firefighters praised for rescue

Crews from Uckfield and Crowborough animal rescue unit have been praised for rescuing two cows in trouble.

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...
Crowborough Community Fire Station Beacon Road

Overnight incident round-up

Last night Crowborough Firefighters were involved in three incidents.