Traffic

  • Balgowlah. Just after 9.45pm Tuesday, 28 June, NSW Police received a report of a collision between a car and stationary vehicle at White Street, Balgowlah. NSW Ambulance paramedics assessed one person.
  • Beacon Hill. Just after 11.30am Saturday, 25 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Warringah Road, Beacon Hill. No injuries were reported.
  • Beacon Hill. Just after midday Sunday, 26 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Golden Grove, Beacon Hill.
  • Brookvale. Just after 1.30pm Wednesday, 29 June, emergency services, including NSW Police, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station, and NSW Ambulance, responded to a report of a two-car collision at Green Street, Brookvale. NSW Ambulance paramedics treated a woman in her 70s who was complaining of chest pain and took her to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition. Firefighters rendered a small fluid spill safe and cleared the road of debris.
  • Brookvale. Just after 12.45pm Thursday, 30 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Cross Street, Brookvale.
  • Collaroy. Shortly after 12.30pm Wednesday, 29 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a report of a large tree branch fallen on the cabin of a truck at Anzac Avenue, Collaroy, near Pittwater Road. The male driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was assessed by a NSW Ambulance Inspector but was not hurt and did not require transport to hospital. The road was closed and an exclusion zone established by police officers while the incident was cleared.
  • Dee Why. Just after 12.15pm Friday, 01 July, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Wheeler Parade, Dee Why.
  • Fairlight. Just after 1.15pm Wednesday, 29 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Sydney Road, Fairlight. No injuries were reported.
  • Forestville. Just after 10.30pm Saturday, 25 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a two-car collision at Warringah Road, Forestville. None of the occupants of the vehicles required transport to hospital.
  • Forestville. Just after 5.15pm Tuesday, 28 June, NSW Police received a report of a person driving erratically at Cannons Parade, Forestville.
  • Manly. Just after 8.45am Monday, 27 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a report of a collision between a motor scooter and vehicle at Darley Road, Manly, near Marshall Street. The teenage female rider of the motorbike was treated for minor abrasions to her face and head and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Manly. Just after 5.30pm Wednesday, 29 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics attended a collision between a bike and car at Pine Street, Manly, near Malvern Avenue. The bike rider was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital in a stable condition.
  • Manly. Just before 2.00pm Friday, 01 July, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics were called to a motor vehicle accident at North Steyne, Manly. One person was assessed by paramedics and taken to hospital in a stable condition.
  • Manly Vale. Just after 5.30am Saturday, 25 June, traffic lights were flashing yellow at the intersection of Condamine Street, Manly Vale, and Kenneth Road. Traffic in all directions was affected until the lights were returned to normal operation shortly after 10.30am.
  • Mona Vale. Just after 4.00pm Tuesday, 28 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Park Street, Mona Vale.
  • Mona Vale. Shortly before 7.30pm Thursday, 30 June, emergency services, including NSW Police, Fire and Rescue NSW Mona Vale Station, and NSW Ambulance, responded to a two-car collision at the intersection of Barrenjoey Road, Mona Vale, and Darley Street East. Two of the three southbound lanes were closed during the incident. A female driver was assessed for shock by paramedics and taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition for further assessment. Firefighters neutralised a small spill with absorbent material, rendering the area safe. Both vehicles were towed and the road cleared just after 8.00pm.
  • Newport. Shortly after 10.00pm Saturday, 25 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Barrenjoey Road, Newport. No injuries were reported.
  • North Narrabeen. Just before 11.30am Monday, 27 June, emergency services responded to a two-car collision at Pittwater Road, North Narrabeen, near Berry Avenue. The occupants of the vehicles were assessed by NSW Ambulance paramedics and a male in his 30s was taken to Northern Beaches Hospital in a stable condition. Northbound traffic was diverted for just under an hour while firefighters from Fire and Rescue NSW Avalon Fire Station rendered a fluid spill safe and the vehicles were towed from the roadway.
  • North Narrabeen. Shortly after 7.45am Tuesday, 28 June, emergency services, including NSW Police, Fire and Rescue NSW Narrabeen Station, and NSW Ambulance, responded to a two-vehicle collision at Wakehurst Parkway, North Narrabeen, near Mirrool Street. NSW Ambulance paramedics assessed the occupants for minor injuries but nobody was transported to hospital. Traffic in both directions was affected for just under an hour while the vehicles were towed.
  • North Narrabeen. Just after 10.00pm Friday, 01 July, traffic lights were flashing yellow at the intersection of Pittwater Road, North Narrabeen, and Lake Park Road. Traffic in all directions was affected until lights were restored just before 1.45am Saturday morning, 02 July.
  • Seaforth. Just after 7.15am Saturday, 25 June, NSW Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident at Wakehurst Parkway, Seaforth. No injuries were reported.

Rescue

  • Brookvale. Just after 10.00am Saturday, 25 June, NSW Ambulance paramedics taking a patient to hospital were flagged down while going past a bus stop at Pittwater Road, Brookvale. They assisted a man having a seizure, remaining with him until the arrival of another ambulance so they could continue taking their original patient to hospital. The man recovered sufficiently in the care of Intensive Care paramedics that he did not need to be taken to hospital but paramedics did not want to leave him at the bus stop, and took him home to ensure his safety.
  • Newport. Shortly before 4.30pm Saturday, 25 June, NSW Police, Surf Life Saving NSW Newport Patrol and the Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter were called to search for a rock fisherman who was feared missing near Newport reef. They conducted a sweep of the area by sea and air, before the fisherman was located safe and well ashore.

Theft & Vandalism

  • Avalon Beach. Just before 10.15am Monday, 27 June, NSW Police responded to a security alarm that was triggered at Avalon Parade, Avalon Beach.
  • Brookvale. Just before 10.30pm Tuesday, 28 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of an intruder on premises at Fitzell Place, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just before 8.45pm Thursday, 30 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Orchard Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just before 12.30am Friday, 01 July, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder on premises at Fitzell Place, Brookvale.
  • Clontarf. Just after 7.30pm Monday, 27 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a vehicle stolen from Ogilvy Road, Clontarf.
  • Collaroy. Just before 7.00am Friday, 01 July, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder on premises at Ocean Grove, Collaroy.
  • Collaroy. Just before 9.45pm Friday, 01 July, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of an intruder on premises at Seaview Parade, Collaroy.
  • Dee Why. Just after 9.00am Saturday, 25 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Victor Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just before 3.15am Monday, 27 June, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder on premises at Victor Road, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Shortly after 3.00pm Friday, 01 July, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Oaks Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Forestville. Shortly after 10.15pm Monday, 27 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Tingira Place, Forestville.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just before 10.30pm Saturday, 25 June, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder on premises at Blackbutts Road, Frenchs Forest.
  • Frenchs Forest. Shortly before 6.00pm Sunday, 26 June, NSW Police responded to a report of an intruder on commercial premises at Frenchs Forest Road East, Frenchs Forest.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just before 2.00pm Thursday, 30 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of theft at Frenchs Forest Road West, Frenchs Forest.
  • Manly. Just before 8.00am Saturday, 25 June, NSW Police received a report of vandalism of property at Belgrave Street, Manly.
  • Manly. Shortly before 11.00am Saturday, 25 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Belgrave Street, Manly.
  • Manly. Shortly before 1.30pm Saturday, 25 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a person stealing from a retail premise at The Corso, Manly.
  • Manly. Just before 6.45am Monday, 27 June, NSW Police responded to an alarm that was triggered at Whistler Street, Manly.
  • Manly. Just before 9.15am Monday, 27 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a person caught stealing at a store at The Corso, Manly.
  • Manly Vale. Shortly before 2.15pm Thursday, 30 June, NSW Police responded to a security alarm that had been triggered at commercial premises at Condamine Street, Manly Vale.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 7.00pm Monday, 27 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of theft from commercial premises at Waratah Street, Mona Vale.
  • Mona Vale. Just before 5.15pm Friday, 01 July, NSW Police were called to investigate a break-in at Isobel Close, Mona Vale.
  • Narrabeen. Shortly after 5.00pm Sunday, 26 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Lagoon Street, Narrabeen.
  • Newport. Shortly after 5.00pm Friday, 01 July, NSW Police were called to investigate a vehicle stolen from Elvina Avenue, Newport.
  • North Curl Curl. Just before 2.00pm Friday, 01 July, NSW Police responded to a report of theft from a property at Headland Road, North Curl Curl.
  • Seaforth. Just after 5.00am Tuesday, 28 June, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Seaforth Crescent, Seaforth.
  • Seaforth. Just before 4.15pm Friday, 01 July, NSW Police received a report of property stolen from a vehicle parked at Seaforth Crescent, Seaforth.

Assault & Disorder

  • Brookvale. Just after 10.45am Tuesday, 28 June, NSW Police were called to investigate suspicious activity allegedly involving drugs at Dale Street, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just before 10.15pm Thursday, 30 June, NSW Police were called to a report of a person assaulted at Pittwater Road, Brookvale.
  • Brookvale. Just after 12.15pm Friday, 01 July, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly people gathered at Pine Avenue, Brookvale.
  • Dee Why. Just before 2.30pm Tuesday, 28 June, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be under the influence of drugs at Howard Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Dee Why. Just before 11.15pm Friday, 01 July, NSW Police were called to assist a person who appeared to be intoxicated at Hawkesbury Avenue, Dee Why.
  • Manly. Just before 7.00pm Thursday, 30 June, NSW Police received a report of a disorderly group of people gathered at Sydney Road, Manly.
  • Manly. Just before 8.00pm Friday, 01 July, NSW Police were called to assist an intoxicated person at The Corso, Manly.
  • Narrabeen. Just after 7.00pm Thursday, 30 June, NSW Police were called to investigate a report of a person assaulted at Narrabeen Street, Narrabeen.
  • Narraweena. Just after 11.45pm Wednesday, 29 June, NSW Police and NSW Ambulance paramedics responded to a report of a person assaulted at Narraweena. One person was assessed for an injury to their arm but was not taken to hospital.
  • Warriewood. Shortly before midnight Thursday, 30 June, NSW Police received a report of a group of disorderly youths gathered near Garden Street, Warriewood.

Fire & Hazard

  • Allambie Heights. Just before 2.15pm Tuesday, 28 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Mosman Station responded to a report of a fire at a group home at Allambie Road, Allambie Heights. They found a fire in a clothes dryer, which was put out using a CO2 extinguisher. Smoke was ventilated from the property and atmospheric testing was conducted to ensure it was safe for the residents to return.
  • Balgowlah Heights. Just before 4.30pm Sunday, 26 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly Station responded to a report of smoke at Dobroyd Head, Balgowlah Heights. After searching the area they located the source to be a small backyard vegetation burn, which was extinguished by the resident when they arrived at scene.
  • Belrose. Just after 4.15am Thursday, 30 June, multiple Fire and Rescue NSW and NSW Rural Fire Service crews responded to a fire at a waste recycling facility at Challenger Drive, Belrose. A deep-seated fire had taken hold in a large waste pile at the facility, requiring heavy machinery to spread the pile to enable it to be extinguished. NSW RFS water tankers were called to provide sufficient water to put out the fire, which took several hours to extinguish. Full story.
  • Collaroy Plateau. Just after 5.30pm Tuesday, 28 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Narrabeen Station responded to a report of a power pole on fire at Acacia Street, Collaroy Plateau. The road was closed between Fuller Street and Claudare Street until the power lines could be made safe and repaired by the electrical authority.
  • Cromer. Just before 2.15pm Tuesday, 28 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station was called to a report of a waste management truck on fire at industrial premises at Villiers Place, Cromer. The truck had experienced an electrical fire, which was extinguished by the driver prior to the brigade’s arrival. The truck operator United Resource Management (URM) arranged for the vehicle to be towed.
  • Dee Why. Just after 3.30pm Sunday, 26 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station and NSW police responded to a report of smoke coming from sand dunes at Dee Why Beach. They found a small camp fire lit by youths. The fire was extinguished and the youths spoken with about fire safety.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just before 3.45am Saturday, 25 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station and NSW Police responded to a small camp fire at Lionel Watts Skate Park, Blackbutts Road, Frenchs Forest. The fire was quite small and ended up being extinguished by the informant before firefighters arrived.
  • Frenchs Forest. Just before 6.00pm Tuesday, 28 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Forestville Station responded to a report of fire at a home at Dareen Street, Frenchs Forest. A small fire had occurred in an oven grill that was extinguished by the resident prior to the arrival of firefighters. They checked the oven with thermal imaging equipment and conducted atmospheric testing to ensure the premises were safe to re-enter.
  • Freshwater. Just before 4.00pm Sunday, 26 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a report of a smell of gas at Glen Street, Freshwater. They conducted a check using a gas meter but were unable to obtain readings.
  • Manly. Shortly after 6.15am Sunday, 26 June, a power outage affected over 3,800 properties in Manly, mostly on the eastern hill. They were without power for most of the day, with restoration not occurring until just before 8.00pm according to Ausgrid.
  • Manly. Just before 9.45am Thursday, 30 June, NSW Police and firefighters from Fire and Rescue NSW Manly and Forestville Stations were called to a report of a chemical spill at Pittwater Road, Manly, near Balgowlah Road. They found a number of chlorine tablets that had fallen from the back of a vehicle onto the roadway. Specialist hazmat firefighters from Forestville Station collected the larger tablets and safely diluted the remaining chlorine residue, removing it from the roadway, allowing the road to reopen just after 10.30am.
  • Manly. Just before midday Thursday, 30 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Manly and Dee Why Stations responded to a report of thick smoke coming from a property at Addison Road, Manly. They found an outdoor lounge setting on fire, which was extinguished in under 10 minutes by firefighters with the assistance of nearby tradies who had grabbed a garden hose. The fire caused minor damage to the exterior of the home as well as some smoke damage to the surrounding properties.
  • North Curl Curl. Just after 8.30am Tuesday, 28 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Dee Why Station responded to a smoke alarm that was triggered at Curl Curl North Public School, Playfair Road, North Curl Curl. They found a gas heater in the auditorium was malfunctioning, causing the smoke alarm to be triggered. They disconnected the heater and called for maintenance workers to attend.
  • Scotland Island. Just before midday Thursday, 30 June, Scotland Island Rural Fire Brigade was called to a report of smoke coming from a property at Florence Terrace, Scotland Island. They found a resident burning building materials without a burn permit and extinguished the fire. The resident was advised of the correct procedures for conducting a pile burn on the island.
  • Seaforth. Shortly after 1.00pm Thursday, 30 June, emergency services, including Fire and Rescue NSW Neutral Bay Station and NSW Police, responded to a report of a fire at a food shop at Sydney Road, Seaforth. A small fire had occurred in the exhaust fan of the kitchen, which was extinguished by staff prior to the brigade arrival. Nobody was injured in the incident.
  • Whale Beach. Just after 11.15am Thursday, 30 June, Fire and Rescue NSW Avalon Station was called to a report of a power pole sparking at Whale Beach Road, Whale Beach. They established an exclusion zone and called the electrical authority to repair the wiring.
  • Wheeler Heights. Just before 11.00am Tuesday, 28 June, emergency services were called to a report of a house fire at Rose Avenue, Wheeler Heights. Fire and Rescue NSW crews from Dee Why, Narrabeen, Manly and Forestville Stations attended the incident, finding the home well alight. Firefighters in breathing apparatus brought the fire under control in around 20 minutes using three hose lines, preventing spread to adjacent properties but the home sustained significant damage. Full story.
Wheeler Heights house fire

Community

  • Free flu shot. A free flu vaccination program has been extended and is now available to all NSW residents until Sunday, 17 July 2022. Full story.
  • Self-fill sandbags. Provided by NSW State Emergency Service (SES) Manly Unit and Warringah/Pittwater Unit for the forecasted heavy rainfall this weekend. Sand, sandbags and a shovel are at Denzil Joyce Park car park, off Abbott Road, North Curl Curl. Sand only (bring your own bags and shovel) is available at North Narrabeen Surf Life Saving Club, southern end of the car park.
  • Weather warning. A severe weather warning for the Sydney Metropolitan area has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) for this weekend, with up to 150mm of rain predicted for this Sunday (03 July) and potential flash flooding. NSW SES advise moving your car under cover, away from trees and out of low-lying streets; use sandbags in external doorways; clean out gutters and drains; prepare for a blackout or evacuation; have a pet plan; stay at least 8m from downed power lines; do not walk, ride, play, swim or drive through floodwater. For assistance with flood or storm damage, please call NSW SES on 132 500. In a life-threatening emergency, call Triple Zero (000). For power, contact Ausgrid on 13 13 88 and Sydney Water on 13 20 90.

Images: Luke Gavahan, Northern Beaches On Scene, Northern Beaches Advocate, NSW RFS, NSW SES

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