Rescue Incident - Wollongong
Published: 05 Jun 2021 09:34am
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) responded to a rescue incident on a construction site on Smith St, Wollongong, just after 9:30am this morning.
FRNSW arrived on scene to find parts of a building had collapsed involving cranes and a scissor lift.
Firefighters established an exclusion zone around the site and got to work stabilising the affected scissor lift and formulating a plan to stabilise the building.
Working alongside NSW Ambulance, firefighters extricated an injured worker.
Specialist rescue firefighters checked the structural stability of the building and established a further exclusion zone.
The injured person was removed and transported to hospital. NSW Police and NSW Ambulance were in attendance.
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm
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