Rescue Incident - Hornsby

Published: 01 Jan 1970 10:00am

Just after 10.30am this morning, Fire and Rescue NSW were called to a walking track just off the Pacific Highway, Hornsby following reports a bushwalker had been injured.

In a multi agency response, NSW Ambulance crews located a women in her 50s along the Mountain Back Trail and treated her injured ankle.

Once the patient was stabilised, crews from Hornsby and Gordon Fire Stations were able to use specialist rescue equipment to carry the woman to a nearby road, before she was transported to hospital for further treatment.

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

Updated: 03 Mar 2022 06:39pm

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Stations nearby

HORNSBY Fire Station

2 Bridge Road, Hornsby NSW 2077

BEECROFT Fire Station

109 Beecroft Road, Beecroft NSW 2119

CASTLE HILL Fire Station

380 Old Northern Road, Castle Hill NSW 2154