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.

Emergency services hold training exercises in Jarvis Brook Railway Tunnel

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The Railway Tunnel at Jarvis Brook was recently the location of two major incidents involving a range of emergency services – fortunately these were...

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...

Elderly woman involved in three-car crash at Heron’s Ghyll airlifted to hospital

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Update:  Sussex Police are wanting people who witnessed a serious collision on the A26, between Uckfield and Crowborough, to contact them. At about 3.35pm yesterday...
Crowborough Community Fire Station

Fire in a flat on Crowborough High Street

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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...
Crowborough Community Fire Station

Crash A26 Boars Head

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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,...
Crowborough Community Fire Station

Washing machine catches fire in Crowborough

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East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service praised the quick response of an occupier after they were called to a report of a washing machine...
Crowborough Community Fire Station

Firefighters from Crowborough free motorist from crash on A267

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Fire crews from Crowborough and Heathfield used hydraulic equipment to cut free the driver after a collision early this morning on the A267 near...
Crowborough Community Fire Station

Firefighters from Crowborough cut casualty free from wreckage

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Firefighters cut a casualty free from the wreckage of a two-vehicle collision in Hartfield this morning (Friday 23rd January). Two appliances from Crowborough and Forest...

Investigation into cause of serious house fire in Crowborough

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In total eight fire crews fought a massive blaze overnight which swept through the semi-detached property on Rannock Road. The fire service responded to emergency...
Crowborough Community Fire Station

Man seriously injured in crash on A26 at Crowborough

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Just before 9am this morning (Monday 8th), a Suzuki jeep and a van collided on the A26 near the army camp south of Crowborough. The...