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EMERGENCY ALERT - Winfield (North of Bundaberg)
26/01/2013

A flooding EMERGENCY ALERT has been issued for Winfield (north of Bundaberg).



The Bundaberg Regional Council and the State Emergency Service (SES) has advised that at high tide, Baffle Creek is expected to rise above the 1971 record. Properties in this area are likely to experience flooding. Residents are advised to warn their neighbours, secure their belongings and move to higher ground now.



For further information contact the Bundaberg Regional Council on 1300 883 699, listen to your local radio or log on to www.disaster.qld.gov.au. For flood related assistance contact the SES on 132 500. Only call triple zero (000) if you or your property is in danger or if someone is injured.



The community will be notified when there is no longer a flooding threat.



Contact for media enquiries: DCS media unit on (07) 3635 3310.