Stone mason killed after he was crushed by concrete and scaffolding at Fort St High Sydney 

Stone mason killed after he was crushed by concrete and scaffolding at a Sydney high school

  • Man killed at Fort St High after he was crushed by falling concrete, scaffolding
  • The incident occurred shortly before 11.30am in Sydney’s inner west
  • It’s understood the man was working as a stone mason at the school 

A man working as a stone mason has died after he was crushed by falling scaffolding and a brick wall.

The incident occurred at Fort St High School at Petersham in Sydney‘s inner west shortly before 11.30am.

Four rescue crews from Fire and Rescue NSW went to the scene along with NSW Police Rescue and NSW Ambulance paramedics.

‘The gentleman has not been able to be revived,’ Fire and Rescue NSW Superintendent Adam Dewberry told reporters. 

‘It’s going to be a protracted and complex operation to recover the person.’ 

The cause of the incident is not yet known.

More to come 

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