Neigh­bours res­cue woman from burn­ing home

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - THE STANDARD - Danielle Jarvis

QUICK-THINK­ING neigh­bours put their own safety aside to res­cue a woman from a burn­ing town­house in Dhar­ruk on the week­end.

Paul McGrath, daugh­ter Jes­sica and brother-in-law David Faulkner worked to­gether to en­tice the ter­ri­fied woman, 31, off her bal­cony and into their safe hands.

Another neigh­bour, Ed­ward Wills, who was watch­ing tele­vi­sion in his lounge­room when he spot­ted smoke and heard cries for a lad­der, also rushed to as­sist.

Af­ter get­ting the woman to safety the men used the lad­der to re­trieve her dog from the bal­cony. ››

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