Koala Rescue - Macquarie Fields

Published: 01 Jun 2020 01:37pm

Just before 2pm today Fire and Rescue NSW crews assisted in the rescue of a pregnant koala in a tree at Macquarie Fields today.

The female koala, named Gladys, is being monitored by local WIRES volunteers who called FRNSW to remove the koala as she was close to a busy road.

Gladys was safely removed from the tree by FRNSW and has now been taken back to her colony where she is resting comfortably.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby


8 Brooks Street, Macquarie Fields NSW 2564

INGLEBURN Fire Station

41 Carlisle Street, Ingleburn NSW 2565

ST. ANDREWS Fire Station

9 Swettenham Road, St Andrews NSW 2566