Hunter firefighters simulate bus rollover for special training

Simon McCarthy
Updated July 10 2024 - 1:02pm, first published July 9 2024 - 1:02pm
Firefighters and paramedics have undertaken training on a simulated bus rollover to prepare for future emergency scenarios in the Hunter. Picture supplied.
Firefighters and paramedics have undertaken training on a simulated bus rollover to prepare for future emergency scenarios in the Hunter. Picture supplied.

Hunter firefighters spent the weekend simulating an emergency response to a serious bus crash in a training event that the state's fire brigade said would prepare first responders for the realities of arriving on the actual scene.

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Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes news and features, and produces video and multimedia, for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine. He contributes regularly to the Newcastle Herald’s daily Topics column, and is the co-creator and producer of the Toohey’s News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016. Contact McCarthy on Signal at @SimonMcCarthy.50 or via this link: https://signal.me/#eu/SogMRDSICna4awnaQul1KAYAonquE3VoSG1eSaxudp73Pq8de-tDPI2GvkjVjoZR

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