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Campers and dog rescued from rising flood waters at Byfield


A number of campers have been rescued from rising flood waters in Central Queensland overnight.

State Emergency Service workers and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service rangers were called to Byfied National Park after a number of people became stranded, when a nearby waterway rose around their campgrounds.

Deputy Premier Steven Miles says crews ferried 11 campers and a dog across the swollen creek.

"They are all safe and we thank our SES and our park rangers," Mr Miles says.

"I just remind everyone who is camping out in the weather to keep an eye on those updates from the QPWS."

The threat of heavy rain has eased for the region, but there are still showers and possible storms on the radar. 


Image: File photo, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services