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Merewether man David Dorhauer rescued three elderly women from unit fire at Darby Street, Cooks Hill

By Nick Bielby
Updated October 22 2021 - 12:47am, first published 12:30am
David Dorhauer, 50, got three elderly women to safety as the Darby Street fire worsened. Picture: Marina Neil

David Dorhauer showed himself to be a hero when he rescued three elderly women from a unit block that caught fire at Cooks Hill on Thursday - a blaze that left another resident clinging to life with burns to almost 80 per cent of his body.

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