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Brave men save Stroud Campers-Post Stephens Examiner

by By Ellie-Marie Watts | May 6, 2015

GREAT Lakes mayor Jan McWilliams has said the community owes a debt of gratitude to those who risked their lives to save others in Stroud during a flash flood that wreaked havoc in the pre-dawn hours of April 21.

‘‘Several men undertook significant acts of bravery early that morning and have since quietly returned to work without a word to anyone,’’ Cr McWilliams said. ‘‘We want them to know that we are all deeply grateful for their actions on that night and we applaud their bravery.’’

About 4.03am on April 21, the Stroud ambulance station received a call to assist with a flood at Clarence Town and Dungog.

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