POLICE NEWS: Students safe as bus catches fire

POLICE NEWS: Students safe as bus catches fire

School bus fire

The engine of a bus carrying eight students caught on fire on Somerset Avenue at Narellan on Thursday. A male witness used a fire extinguisher to extinguish the flames. He was treated at the scene for minor smoke inhalation. The driver heard a bang about 3.45pm and when she inspected the bus she found the fire was contained to the engine bay area. No children were injured. Somerset Avenue was closed for three hours.

Teens face charges

Police charged two males aged 16 and 18 from Mount Annan with assault and malicious damage after they assaulted a resident in his driveway late on Friday night. Police said they attended the area numerous times and directed a group of intoxicated youths away from the area or drove them home. 

Police urge party safely

Police have urged school leavers to party safely, look after each other, and avoid injury or embarrassment during schoolies celebrations which run until December 6. Detective Superintendent David Scrimgeour, Commander of the NSW Youth Command, reminded school leavers to make the right choices and make celebrations memorable for the right reasons.

Missing woman found

A woman, 77, who went missing from her Harrington Park home on Friday was found safe and well four hours later. Police issued an alert for the woman because of the day’s extreme heat and because the woman had a medical condition that required regular attention.

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