Emergencies

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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Water regulator criticises planning and communication

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Ofwat, the regulator for the water industry has said whilst the priority is getting water flowing again, after the crises they will take a...
York Lodge care Hme Myrtle Road Crowborough

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

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

Fire services collaborate on investigation work

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Four Fire and Rescue Services in South East England have agreed to collaborate more closely on fire investigation work and the training of all fire investigation officers.
Crowborough Community Fire Station Beacon Road

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.

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

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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...

Accident on Ashdown Forest leaves elderly couple in critical condition

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Police are seeking witnesses to a crash on the Ashdown Forest on today (Friday 24th July) which left two people from Hartfield critically ill. It...
Crowborough Fire Station Beacon Road in Crowborough appliance blue lights

Neighbours raise the alarm

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The fire service have praised the reaction of neighbours when they heard a smoke alarm going off in the early hours of Tuesday morning. East...

Collision Walshes Road

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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...

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.

Woman hospitalised after dog attack

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A woman has suffered serious injuries after being attacked by a dog in Crowborough last night (Friday 3rd).