A tourist from France has been winched to safety after being swept onto rocks at Bronte Beach earlier today. Officers from Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command were called to the southern end of Bronte Beach about 1.45am (Thursday 26 December 2019), after a woman reported hearing a man about 50m offshore calling for help. The officers spotted a man on rocks below the cliff, and climbed down the cliff to him.
A number of residents were evacuated during the night as a fire broke out in a unit on George Street in Waterloo. Emergency services were called to the unit complex on George Street, near Raglan Street, about 10.30pm (Wednesday 27 November 2019), following reports of a fire.
Three Maroubra locals are being hailed heroes after rescuing a woman who fell 25 meters off a cliff face in Marine parade, Maroubra this evening. Khava Black, Dylan DeCosta and Toby Dunn were surfing at their local Maroubra spot at around 6.00pm, when two spear fishermen screamed out to them for help. The three young men saw a body floating a short distance away in the water and immediately responded.
A man will face court today after allegedly breaking into two homes and a pub in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs last week, and stealing cash, alcohol, and a car, which was later set alight. About 10pm on Thursday (21 November 2019), police attempted to stop a Ford Falcon, which was driving the wrong direction on a one-way street in Double Bay. The male driver – and sole occupant – stopped briefly before driving off at speed. A police pursuit was initiated but terminated a short time later due to safety concerns.
NSW Police Force and Fire and Rescue NSW are investigating the cause of a house fire on Martin Rd, Centennial Park. About 8.40pm (Wednesday 6 November 2019), emergency services were called in relation to a double story house well alight.
Around one hundred fire-fighters battled a structure fire in Alexandria when a building caught alight in the early hours on the 29th of October 2019. The fire started just after 2am. Ten units were affected by smoke and heat with some suffering major damage.
Five police officers have been injured and seven people are in custody after a brawl outside a hotel in Potts Point overnight. Police were called to the hotel on Bayswater Road about 11.20pm (Saturday 19 October 2019), responding to reports of a disturbance after a man was removed from the premises.