Bushfire at Berowra

Published: 11th March 2008

Firefighters from Berowra were called to a small bush fire between railway lines and the F3, near Berowra Train Station this morning. Whilst extinguishing the fire, one of the firefighters was allegedly assaulted by a man at the scene who then fled into nearby bushland. The firefighter received minor injuries and was taken to Hornsby Hospital for observation. NSW Police officers and NSWFB aviation officers used the Fire Air 1 helicopter to search bushland for the man. By the afternoon NSW Police had arrested a man who was charged with a number of offences.