Retained firefighter killed in car crash while responding to …

A RETAINED firefighter was killed in a car crash while responding to an emergency call.

Paul Keenor, 23, from Ashurst Wood, a building contractor and a retained firefighter with the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, died after the crash on Saturday night.

He was travelling in a Toyota Celica and died after it crashed into a wall at Ashurst Wood, near East Grinstead, at 11.55pm.

He had been a crew member at Forest Row fire station since 2011.

It is understood he was responding to his alerter as a result of a 999 call received by ESFRS when the crash occurred in Wall Hill Road, Ashurst Wood.

No other vehicle was involved.

Any one who saw what happened is asked to email [email protected]lice.uk1 or phone 101, quoting Operation Wroxham.


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