FRNSW helps rescue people and horses - VIDEO - Sackville North

Published: 05 Jul 2022 07:43pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) crews have helped rescue two people and six horses, trapped by floodwater in Sydney’s north-west.

Emergency services were called to Pages Wharf Road in Sackville North at 2pm after a woman raised concerns for her parents who were unable to make it off their property.

NSW SES and FRNSW deployed inflatable rafts and swift water rescue teams to reach them, stranded in water and take them to higher ground.

The rescue was completed around 4:50pm without further incident.

MEDIA NOTE: Footage of the rescue is available at [external link]

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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For all life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000)

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