Toddler Rescue - Engadine

Published: 30 Dec 2021 01:21pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have rescued a two-year-old girl, locked in a hot car at Engadine, in Sydney's south.

Firefighters were called to Cooper Street just after 1pm today.

They found the toddler alone, locked in a small hatchback, near a park.

The crews quickly accessed the vehicle and retrieved the child.

Together with NSW Ambulance paramedics, they assessed the girl for heat and stress-related symptoms.

Acting Superintendent, Tim Hassiotis, from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW), warns this incident serves as a timely reminder not to leave children or pets alone in vehicles, no matter how briefly.

"Even on a mild day, temperatures inside vehicles can reach dangerous, life-threatening levels very quickly."

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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Stations nearby

ENGADINE Fire Station

8 Preston Avenue, Engadine NSW 2233

MENAI Fire Station

297 Menai Road, Menai NSW 2234


2 Moore Street, Sutherland NSW 2232