Snake with poisonality removed from home - Camden South

Published: 21 Mar 2022 12:11pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (RNSW) has caught and removed a venomous snake from a home at Camden South in Sydney's southwest today.

A Brown snake had become entangled in garden netting after exiting the residential property in Arndell Street just after 7:30am this morning.

It took firefighters thirty minutes to catch and safely remove the snake from the garden.

The brown snake has been released unharmed back into nearby bushland.

Superintendent Adam Dewberry from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) said this is a timely reminder that calling Triple Zero (000) for an emergency can be the difference between life and death.

The Triple Zero (000) service is the quickest way to get the right resources from emergency services to help you. It should be used to contact Police, Fire or Ambulance services in life-threatening or time-critical situations.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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Stations nearby

CAMDEN Fire Station

129 Macarthur Road, Camden (Elderslie) NSW 2570

NARELLAN Fire Station

12 Exchange Parade, Smeaton Grange ( Narellan) NSW 2567


1 Thomas Rose Drive, Rosemeadow NSW 2560