Traffic & Rescue

  • Allambie Heights. Just after midday Sunday, 10 October, NSW Police were called to a vehicle collision at Condamine Street, Allambie Heights.
  • Avalon Beach. Shortly before 1.00am Sunday, 10 October, NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to an unconscious male in his 20s lying on the ground at Old Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach. The apparently intoxicated man was roused by paramedics, who determined he did not need further treatment and seen safely home by the friendly local constabulary.
  • Avalon Beach. Just before 5.45pm Friday, 15 October, NSW Police were called to a motor vehicle accident at Joseph Street, Avalon Beach.
  • Beacon Hill. Shortly after 5.15am Wednesday, 13 October, NSW Police were called to a vehicle collision at Warringah Road, Beacon Hill near Beacon Hill Road. Nobody was reported injured in the accident which blocked two westbound lanes for around half an hour.
  • Beacon Hill. Just before 6.00pm Wednesday, 13 October, traffic lights at the intersection of Warringah Road and Beacon Hill Road, Beacon Hill were blacked out for over 90 minutes, affecting traffic in all directions.
  • Belrose. Just before 10.30am Saturday, 09 October, NSW Ambulance crews were called to the Bare Creek Bike Park at Crozier Road, Belrose. A 13-year-old boy had fallen from a bike, suffering abrasions and a suspected fracture of his right shoulder. He was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Belrose. Shortly before 3.00pm Monday, 11 October, NSW Police were called to a vehicle collision at Niangala Close, Belrose.
  • Belrose. Shortly before 4.30pm Monday, 11 October, NSW Police were called to a motor vehicle accident at Niangala Close, Belrose.
  • Bilgola Beach. Shortly before 1.00pm Tuesday, 12 October, emergency services were called to a two-vehicle collision at the Bilgola Bends, Barrenjoey Road, Bilgola Beach. They found nobody trapped or injured and no spills from the vehicles, which were cleared from the road quickly.
  • Brookvale. Just after 12.45pm Saturday, 09 October, emergency services were called to a two vehicle collision at Pittwater Road, Brookvale near Mitchell Road. NSW Ambulance paramedics assessed a man and woman, both in their 20s for minor injuries. They were taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Brookvale. Just after 8.30am Wednesday, 13 October, NSW Police were called to a vehicle collision at Harbord Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just after 9.15am Wednesday, 13 October, emergency services including NSW Police and six NSW Ambulance units responded to a report of a cement truck that hit power lines at Grosvenor Place, Brookvale. Although trapped in the vehicle by live power lines, the driver was eventually released from the vehicle without injury around 11.00am after the power was disconnected.
  • Brookvale. Just after 12.15pm Wednesday, 13 October, NSW Police were called to a vehicle collision at Sydenham Road, Brookvale.
  • Collaroy. Just after 5.30pm Tuesday, 12 October, NSW Police were called to a motor vehicle accident at Cumberland Avenue, Collaroy.
  • Forestville. Just before 4.30pm Saturday, 09 October, emergency services and the CareFlight helicopter responded to a report of a worksite accident at Rounce Avenue, Forestville. A 40-year-old man had fallen approximately 4-5m from a roof. They treated the man for a fractured leg and transported him to Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious condition.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just before 6.45am Thursday, 14 October, NSW Police were called to a collision involving three vehicles at the Wakehurst Parkway, Frenchs Forest, near Frenchs Forest Road. Nobody was reported injured in the accident, which was cleared in around 15 minutes.
  • Freshwater. Traffic lights at the intersection of Oliver Street and Wyadra Avenue, Freshwater were blacked out for almost a day, from just after 5.30pm Thursday, 14 October to 2.00pm Friday, 15 October.
  • Ingleside. Shortly before 5.00pm Tuesday, 12 October, NSW Police and RFS crews from Ingleside and Terrey Hills attended a vehicle collision at Mona Vale Road, Ingleside near Laurel Road. Nobody was injured in the incident but traffic in both directions was affected for around half an hour as NSW Police established a contraflow while the vehicles were cleared.
  • Killarney Heights. Just after 3.00pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a report of an injured 15-year-old girl at Flat Rock Beach, off Killarney Drive, Killarney Heights. After locating the girl, whose injuries rendered her unable to walk out from the beach, they called for assistance from water police to take her by boat to Davidson Park where she was loaded into a NSW Ambulance and transported to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Killarney Heights. Shortly after 1.00pm Sunday, 10 October, NSW Police were called to a motor vehicle accident at Starkey Street, Killarney Heights.
  • Manly. Just after 11.15am Saturday, 09 October, emergency services were called to a report that a woman had fallen from the window of a building at The Corso, Manly. NSW Police and Surf Lifesavers with a defibrillator arrived quickly, followed by NSW Ambulance paramedics who were unfortunately unable to save the woman who died at the scene. Police kept the area cordoned off for several hours while an investigation was conducted for the information of the Coroner.
  • Manly Vale. Just after 1.00pm Tuesday, 12 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station was called to a motor vehicle accident at Kenneth Road, Manly Vale. They rendered a small oil spill safe. Nobody was reported injured in the accident.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 11.00am Monday, 11 October, NSW Police were called to a car breakdown at Barrenjoey Road, Mona Vale near Darley Street. The vehicle blocked a southbound land for just over 90 minutes affecting traffic until it was towed.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 2.15pm Tuesday, 12 October, emergency services were called to a two car collision at Pittwater Road, Mona Vale. Nobody was injured in the accident. A minor fluid spill was rendered safe by firefighters from Mona Vale Station.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 5.15pm Wednesday, 13 October, NSW Police were called to a vehicle collision at Darley Street, Mona Vale.
  • Mona Vale. Just after 12.30pm Thursday, 14 October, NSW Police were called to an accident at By the Sea Road, Mona Vale.
  • Narrabeen. Just before 3.30am Wednesday, 13 October, NSW Police responded to a single vehicle accident at the Wakehurst Parkway, Narrabeen. Nobody was reported injured in the accident. Traffic was impacted for around an hour until the vehicle could be cleared.
  • Newport. Just before 7.30pm Sunday, 10 October, NSW Police were called to a vehicle collision at Crescent Road, Newport.
  • North Narrabeen. Just after 1.00am Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police were called to a motor vehicle accident at Pittwater Road, North Narrabeen.
  • North Narrabeen. Just before 8.30pm Thursday, 14 October, NSW Police were called to a vehicle collision at Woorarra Avenue, North Narrabeen.
  • Oxford Falls. Shortly before 4.00pm Thursday, 14 October, a car breakdown at the Wakehurst Parkway, Oxford Falls, near Oxford Falls Road affected traffic in both directions for around half an hour until the vehicle was cleared from the road.
  • Terrey Hills. Just after 5.30pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a report of a teenage boy falling 2m off a bike jump at the BMX track at Thompson Drive, Terrey Hills. They treated the boy for injuries to his wrist, elbow and head and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Warriewood. 4.30pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a collision between a car and bicycle at Boondah Road, Warriewood. They treated a teenage boy for injuries to his shoulder and arm and took him to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.

Theft & Vandalism

  • Balgowlah. Just after 9.00am Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police received a report of vandalism to retail premises at Condamine Street, Balgowlah.
  • Balgowlah. Just before 10.00am Wednesday, 13 October, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of theft from a retail store at Roseberry Street, Balgowlah.
  • Brookvale. Just before midday Thursday, 14 October, NSW Police were called to a report of stealing from a retail store at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just before 4.00pm Friday, 15 October, NSW Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from Cross Street, Brookvale.
  • Collaroy. Soon after 10.30pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police were called to a report of property being vandalised at Pittwater Road, Collaroy.
  • Collaroy. Shortly after 8.00pm Sunday, 10 October, NSW Police were called to theft from a retail premise at Pittwater Road, Collaroy.
  • Manly. 3.15pm Monday, 11 October, NSW Police received a report of theft from a property at The Crescent, Manly.
  • Manly Vale. Just before 7.30am Monday, 11 October, NSW Police received a report of a break-in at Burchmore Road, Manly Vale.
  • Manly Vale. Shortly after 1.15am Thursday, 14 October, NSW Police responded to a security alarm that had been triggered at a property at Campbell Parade, Manly Vale.
  • Mona Vale. Just after 9.30am Tuesday, 12 October, NSW Police conducted a fingerprint assessment following a report of vandalism at Seabeach Avenue, Mona Vale.
  • Narrabeen. Shortly before 3.15pm Tuesday, 12 October, NSW Police were called to a report of property stolen from a motor vehicle that was parked at Clarke Street, Narrabeen.
  • Narraweena. Just before 3.45pm Sunday, 10 October, NSW Police received a report of vandalism at Lascelles Road, Narraweena.
  • Narraweena. Shortly before 8.00pm Sunday, 10 October, NSW Police were called to a report of theft at Connaught Street, Narraweena.
  • Narraweena. Just after 8.30am Friday, 15 October, NSW Police received a report of theft from a vehicle parked at Waratah Parade, Narraweena.
  • Narraweena. 2.30pm Friday, 15 October, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Waratah Road, Narraweena.
  • North Manly. Just before 1.00pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police received a report of property vandalised at Thomas Street, North Manly.
  • Warriewood. Shortly before 7.00pm Tuesday, 12 October, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at a cafĂ© at Warriewood Square, Jacksons Road, Warriewood.
  • Wheeler Heights. Shortly before 4.00pm Monday, 11 October, NSW Police were called to a retail store at South Creek Road, Wheeler Heights to investigate a report of failure to pay for goods.

Assault & Disorder

  • Avalon Beach. Shortly before 7.15pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police received a report of disorderly youths near a reserve at North Avalon Beach car park.
  • Balgowlah. Just before 12.15am Sunday, 10 October, NSW Police were called to a group of youths creating a disturbance at Wanganella Street, Balgowlah.
  • Beacon Hill. Shortly before 1.00pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a person suspected to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at Ellis Road, Beacon Hill.
  • Beacon Hill. Just after 10.00pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police received a report of suspicious activity allegedly involving drugs in a reserve near Kerry Close, Beacon Hill.
  • Belrose. Just after 2.00pm Sunday, 10 October, NSW Police were called to investigate reports of a fight near Narabang Way, Belrose.
  • Collaroy. Just before 8.45pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police were called to a report of assault at Pittwater Road, Collaroy.
  • Collaroy. Just before 11.30pm Tuesday, 12 October, NSW Police were called to a report of assault at Pittwater Road, Collaroy.
  • Cromer. 8.30pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police responded to a report of assault at St Matthews Farm Reserve, South Creek Road, Cromer.
  • Dee Why. Shortly before 11.30am Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police were called to a report of an assault at Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just after 6.30pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police were called to a report of assault at The Crescent, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just before 8.15pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police were called to a report of assault at Dee Why Parade, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Shortly before 9.30pm Thursday, 14 October, NSW Police were called to a report of disorderly youths at Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Shortly after 1.30pm Friday, 15 October, NSW Police were called to a reported assault at Pacific Parade, Dee Why.
  • Fairlight. Just after 10.15pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police received a report of disorderly youths at Lauderdale Avenue, Fairlight.
  • Killarney Heights. 11.15pm Monday, 11 October, NSW Police were called to reports of disorderly youths creating a disturbance at Starkey Street, Killarney Heights.
  • Manly. From shortly after 7.00pm until well after 8.00pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police received multiple complaints from residents in the vicinity of East Esplanade, Manly of noisy and disorderly behaviour from large groups of youths. Police called in additional officers to assist with the crowds, and with the assistance of Council rangers, turned on the sprinkler system to disperse the mostly compliant crowd. East Esplanade has now been closed for at least three weeks. Full story.
  • Manly. Just after 9.30pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police received a report of suspicious activity allegedly involving drugs at The Corso, Manly.
  • Manly. Shortly before 10.50pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police were called to a report of assault at The Corso, Manly.
  • Manly. Just before 11.00pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Police received a noise complaint relating to persons believed to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at The Crescent, Manly.
  • Manly. Shortly after 7.00pm Monday, 11 October, NSW Police were called to a report of assault at Balgowlah Road, Manly.
  • Manly. Shortly after 1.00pm Tuesday, 12 October, NSW Police were called to investigate a group of youths creating a disturbance at Stuart Street, Manly.
  • Narrabeen. Just after 3.45pm Monday, 11 October, NSW Police were called to a report of assault at Robertson Street, Narrabeen.
  • Newport. 12.30pm Thursday, 14 October, NSW Police were called to a report of assault at Irrubel Road, Newport.

Fire & Hazard

  • Avalon Beach. Just after 1.30am Saturday, 09 October, emergency services were called to a fallen tree at Hudson Parade, Avalon Beach.
  • Avalon Beach. Just before 11.15pm Tuesday, 12 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Avalon Station responded to a fire alarm in commercial premises at Old Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach. They found the alarm had been triggered by extreme weather.
  • Allambie Heights. Shortly before 4.30pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Rural Fire Service received a report of smoke in the vicinity of Martin Luther Trail, Allambie Heights. After searching for the source of the smoke, with light fading and difficulty accessing the fire location, a water bombing helicopter was switched from duty at a hazard reduction at Bayview to suppress the fire from the air. The area was then placed under observation overnight and mopped up the following day after the decision was made it posed no immediate threat to life or property.
  • Balgowlah. Just before 6.00pm Monday, 11 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Fire Station responded to a sprinkler alarm at Stockland Balgowlah, Condamine Street. They found a sprinkler head had been disconnected. They temporarily stopped the sprinkler system while centre management contacted the servicing company to replace the sprinkler head.
  • Bayview. Just before 4.00pm Saturday, 09 October, a resident at Gilwinga Drive, Bayview reported screaming in the vicinity of an RFS managed hazard reduction burn (main image). Fire and Rescue NSW crews from Mona Vale and Narrabeen Stations responded to investigate but after liaising with RFS crews at the scene, found no sign of anyone in danger.
  • Bayview. Just before 11.30am Tuesday, 12 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale and Narrabeen Stations responded to a fire alarm at an aged care facility at Annam Road, Bayview. There was no sign of fire; they determined the alarm had been triggered by a power surge.
  • Bayview. Just before 1.00pm Friday, 15 October, NSW Police and Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station were called to a tree down across wires at Cabbage Tree Road, Bayview.
  • Brookvale. Shortly before 3.30pm Monday, 11 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly and Dee Why Stations responded to an automated fire alarm at an apartment complex at Funda Place, Brookvale. They determined the cause of the alarm was smoke from hazard reduction burning.
  • Brookvale. Shortly after 4.00pm Monday, 11 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station responded to an automated fire alarm at Funder Place, Brookvale. A smoke detector was apparently triggered (again) by smoke from a hazard reduction burn.
  • Church Point. Just before 3.30pm Monday, 11 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station and NSW Rural Fire Services were called to reports of a fire in the vicinity of an extinguished hazard reduction at McCarrs Creek Road, Church Point. They located a log that was still smouldering and extinguished it with buckets of water.
  • Dee Why. Just before 2.00pm Saturday, 09 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why and Manly Stations responded to a report of fire at Mooramba Road, Dee Why. They found no sign of fire, tracing the fumes to foodstuffs from a nearby kitchen.
  • Dee Why. Just before 4.00pm Monday, 11 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why and Narrabeen Stations responded to an automatic fire alarm at The Kingsway, Dee Why. They determined a smoke detector had been triggered by smoke from a hazard reduction burn.
  • Dee Why. Just after 11.15pm Tuesday, 12 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a fire alarm at Dee Why Gardens at Fisher Road, Dee Why. The cause was a pot that had been left on a stovetop. It was removed and the alarm was reset.
  • Freshwater. Just before 6.30pm Sunday, 10 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station was called to a tree that had fallen across wires at Albert Street, Freshwater.
  • Manly. Just before 11.30am Monday, 11 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly and Dee Why Stations responded to an automatic fire alarm at Manly Wharf. On investigation, they found it had been triggered accidently by workers. They reset the alarm and returned to station.
  • Manly. Just before 3.30pm Monday, 11 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station was called to power lines down at Kangaroo Street, Manly. The street was closed to traffic while the power was disconnected and the lines made safe and removed from the road.
  • Narraweena. Shortly before 1.00am, Sunday, 10 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Fire Station responded to smoke in the vicinity of Willandra Road, Narraweena. They found a strong smell of smoke, but following investigation determined it had gathered from a hazard reduction burn.
  • North Narrabeen. Just after 12.45am Sunday, 10 October, Fire and Rescue NSW Narrabeen Station responded to a resident who reported a smell of gas at Powderworks Road, North Narrabeen. They were unable to locate the source of any leak, checking the area with detectors that returned no readings before returning to station.

Beach & Waterways

  • Pittwater. Just after 3.00pm Saturday, 09 October, NSW Rural Fire Service West Pittwater Brigade responded to a report of a fire on a boat moored at a marina at Pittwater Road, Church Point. The fire had been extinguished before they arrived.
  • Scotland Island. Shortly after 12.30pm Sunday, 10 October, a man in his 30s working at a property at Thompson Street, Scotland Island sustained an injury to his back and required medical evacuation. He was assisted by community first responders and water police to Church Point, where he was taken by NSW Ambulance to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.

Community

  • Northern Beaches SES volunteers headed out west to assist with clean-up following the big storms that came through on Thursday evening, 14 October.
  • Firefighters have successfully reached their target of raising over $1m for the burns unit at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead since 2006 with their 400in4 charity fundraiser this year. Narrabeen Fire Station came in as the number two fundraiser for the year.

Images: NSW Rural Fire Service, Fire and Rescue NSW, NSW SES

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