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.

Collision between a van and a car on A26 Eridge Road in Crowborough

Driver flown to London by air ambulance

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Emergency services were called this afternoon to reports of a serious collision involving a van and a car on the A26 Eridge Road, just north of Crowborough.
Ford Palesgate Lane in Crowborough

Person rescued in Crowborough

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Person rescued from car washed downstream in Crowborough.

Pensioner seriously injured

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A Crowborough pensioner has been seriously injured in a collision near Eridge railway station. Police are seeking witnesses to the collision in which the pedestrian...
Sussex Police shield coloured.

Man from Crowborough seriously hurt in crash

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Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash in Uckfield shortly before 10pm last night (Monday 30th) which left two men with potentially life-changing...

Lightning Strike

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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 assist in overnight river rescue

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Fire crews have rescued a man from the River Ouse in Lewes. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service received a call at 3.22am this morning (Sunday 5th)...
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...

Motorcyclist dies following crash outside Gallipot Inn

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A motorcyclist and pillion passenger were involved in a fatal collision with a car on the B2110 Gallipot Hill between Harfield and Forest Row,...
Crowborough Fire Station Beacon Road in Crowborough appliance blue lights

Motorist trapped near Royal Mires Nursery

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This morning emergency services are at the scene of a road traffic collision on London Road near to the Royal Mires Nursery.  Fire crews...

Water company announces compensation arrangements

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South East Water have said they will compensate customers left without water by £100.  They have announced a sliding scale according to how long...