Firefighters assist child after playground incident - Strathfield

Published: 10 Oct 2022 02:43pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters have assisted a child, badly injured in a playground mishap at Strathfield, in Sydney's inner west.

The crew from the Burwood Fire Station was called to the playground in Homebush Road just before 1.30pm.

They discovered the five-year-old girl's hand had become stuck in a carousel.

NSW Police, NSW Ambulance and Council staff tended to the child whilst firefighters located her two severed finger tips.

The young patient has been taken to The Children's Hospital at Westmead for emergency treatment.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:14pm

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Stations nearby

BURWOOD Fire Station

12b Livingstone Street, Burwood NSW 2134

CONCORD Fire Station

153 Concord Road, Concord (North Strathfield) NSW 2137

ASHFIELD Fire Station

16 Victoria Street, Ashfield NSW 2131