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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Man airlifted to hospital

A pedestrian was airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries after he was in collision with a lorry on the A26 in Crowborough yesterday...

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...
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Crash A26 Boars Head

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service was called to a crash this afternoon at about 4.45pm near the Boar's Head Inn. The collision involved two cars,...
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Car and van in serious injury collision on the A26 at Eridge Green

Witnesses are being sought to a two vehicle crash on the A26 at Eridge Green last night (Tuesday 21st June). At 11.45pm, a grey Volkswagen...
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Pedestrian taken to hospital with a head injury following collision on Croft Road

Emergency services were called to Croft Road in Crowborough this afternoon to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car. Just after 3.30pm...
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Fire Montargis Estate

People travelling along Montargis Way this morning (Wednesday 21st) were concerned when they saw black smoke rising from a house. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service...
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Appeal for witnesses following death of cyclist

Sussex Police is appealing for witnesses regarding a fatal collision involving a cyclist on the B2188, between Lye Green and Groombridge.
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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.

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.

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...