Building site rescue - Bankstown

Published: 08 Feb 2021 11:41am

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) rescued a man from a building site at Bankstown today after he sustained injuries on the fourth floor of a building under construction.

A ladder platform "cherry picker" truck from Kogarah Fire Station was used to remove the man from the building after he sustained head injuries and a broken wrist during a fall.

Rescue crews arrived on scene following a Triple Zero (000) call at 11:41am and stabilised the man before he was safely removed to be transported by NSW Ambulance to hospital for treatment.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

BANKSTOWN Fire Station

353 Liverpool Road, Bankstown NSW 2200

REVESBY Fire Station

60 The River Road, Revesby NSW 2212


163 Waldron Road, Chester Hill NSW 2162