Child's face pierced by wire - Lidcombe

Published: 20 Apr 2022 06:06pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have tended to a young child, whose face has been pierced by wire, at Lidcombe in Sydney.

The boy, aged six, reportedly fell face first onto a 60cm length of wire in Carter Street today, causing serious bleeding.

Fire crews from Burwood and Silverwater attended the address about 5pm.

A firefighter has travelled in an ambulance to help stabilise the child, assisting paramedics as they transported the patient to the Children's Hospital at Westmead for further treatment.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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Stations nearby

LIDCOMBE Fire Station

37 Church Street, Lidcombe NSW 2141


122 Adderely Street, Silverwater NSW 2141


163 Waldron Road, Chester Hill NSW 2162