At Approximately 7:15pm 25/12/2013 Cessnock District Rescue Squad
responded of reports of a persons trapped accident 1km north of the Orica Site
on George Booth Drive Buchanan, when emergency services arrived on scene there was no
one trapped and the Rescue Squad was stood down.
On the 28/12/2013 Cessnock District Rescue Squad was responded by NSW
Ambulance Paramedics to assist with gaining entry to a property in Cessnock,
upon arrival of Paramedics and Rescue Squad personal the male was found
The on the 30/12/2013 at approximately 1:00pm the Rescue Squad responded
to reports of a Persons trapped accident about 30 Kms from Wollombi towards
Kulnura on Georges Downs Drive. Upon Arrival of Emergency Services and the
Rescue Squad a Female passenger of the vehicle was deceased, Rescue Squad
members remained on scene till approximately 6:30pm and Assisted NSW Police
Crash Investigation with the removal of the deceased female. George Downs
Drive was closed in both directions and reopened at approximately 8pm.
On a lighter note the Cessnock District Rescue Squad was presented recently
with a cheque from Paxton Bowling club whom had a charity bowls day for the
Rescue Squad and a total of $864.00 was raised, Cessnock District Rescue Squad
also received a cheque from Tomaplin Lodge, these donations will go towards
purchasing vital rescue equipment.
Cessnock District Rescue Squad also attended a large amount of Snake calls
with the hot weather making snakes more active and a reminder if you see a
snake contact the Rescue Squad on (02)49912444 and make sure you stay a
safe distance from the snake and keep an eye on the snake movements until the
Rescue Squad Arrives
The rescue Squad would like to wish everyone a happy and safe 2014 and take
care when on our roads.