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.

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...
Ford Palesgate Lane in Crowborough

Person rescued in Crowborough

Person rescued from car washed downstream in Crowborough.

Fire at Windlesham Manor

Emergency services were called to a fire at a care home in Crowborough in the early hours of this morning. The fire was at Windlesham...
motorcyclist killed a26 crowborough sunday 14th may 2017

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...
Crowborough Fire Station Beacon Road in Crowborough appliance blue lights

Motorist trapped near Royal Mires Nursery

This morning emergency services are at the scene of a road traffic collision on London Road near to the Royal Mires Nursery.  Fire crews...
Collision car lorry A26 Beacon Road Mill Lane Goldsmiths Ave 8 December 2016

Elderly driver passed-away on Christmas Day

Update: The driver of a Ford Fiesta which was in collision with a lorry at the junction of Mill Lane and the A26 Beacon...

Town Council “vehemently opposed” to fire service cuts

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

Lightning Strike

Update: The clock tower at the Fernbank Centre has been repaired following the lightning strike in August.   This afternoon (11th August) lightning struck the clock...
Crowborough Community Fire Station

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...

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...