Rescue Incident - Sydney

Published: 19 Nov 2020 10:44am

Shortly after 10:40am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW responded to Castlereagh Street, in Sydney's CBD following reports a man had fallen from a construction site.

Crews from City of Sydney Fire Station arrived on scene to find NSW Ambulance and NSW Police treating a male after he had fallen from internal scaffolding.

Due to the difficult access, firefighters utilised their Ladder Platform truck to rescue the patient from a second level window and lower him safely to the ground.

After the patient was stabilised on scene, he was then transported to hospital via NSW Ambulance.

Images of the incident can be found at the link below.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

THE ROCKS Fire Station

166 Kent Street, The Rocks NSW 2000

PYRMONT Fire Station

147 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont NSW 2009


211-217 Castlereagh Street, Sydney NSW 2000