**This Emergency Alert has been cancelled**

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Emergency Alert for Maryborough as at 2pm, Sun 9 Jan

The Fraser Coast Regional Council has issued an Emergency Alert for Maryborough residents advising the Maryborough CBD will be directly impacted by the major flood event. The water behind the flood levy has backed up behind the level of the flood barrier. The underground valve on the dry side of the levy has been damaged resulting in immediate flooding in the Maryborough CBD. Anyone in the CBD precinct is urged to move to higher ground immediately. For life threatening emergency call Triple Zero (000). For flood assistance contact the SES on 132 500.