Batlow is 'not defendable' but there are still some residents left

Updated January 3 2020 - 11:47pm, first published 8:30pm

The town of Batlow, near Tumut, was almost completely deserted on Friday afternoon after the NSW Rural Fire Service earlier urged people to leave, describing the town famous for its apples as "not defendable".

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Blake Foden was a court reporter at The Canberra Times.

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