Update nine – Hail storm strikes the ACT

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has now received 504 calls for help as a result of the hail storm tonight.

ACTSES units and ACT Fire & Rescue firefighters have 122 jobs outstanding.

Five crews from the NSWSES Southern Highlands region surrounding the ACT will join the clean up effort from 3 o’clock this afternoon in an attempt to get all call outs completed by tonight.

ACT Fire & Rescue is also supporting operations with provision of their welfare pod for ACTSES members.

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