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77 houses in Scone called to evacuate

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The Upper Hunter Shire Council and State Emergency Services issued an evacuation for multiple houses in Scone.

77 houses in Scone are being evacuated due to flooding.

It included:

  • 12 houses on Liverpool St
  •  6 houses on St Aubins St
  •  7 houses on Kingdon St
  • 22 houses on Aberdeen St
  • 8 houses on Mount St
  • 4 houses on Susan St
  • 14 houses on Parker St

"Evacuated personnel will need to go to the Stadium and register with Council staff.

"In the first instance they are encourage to stay with friends or family if safe to do so, if they have no alternative then FACS will assist with accommodation," the Upper Hunter Shire said.

Further Updates

"People must stop driving through floodwaters, especially at Glenbawn Road – we have had several cars have to be rescued and this is a drain on resources.

"Dartbrook Rd to be closed on the intersection of the highway.

"Sandbags have been distributed to various businesses on Kelly St, Scone," the Upper Hunter Shire Council said.

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