More Stories from the Fires – Deathtoll reaches 131

I just found out the people that I was worried about in Strathewen are okay.  They actually moved to another area just recently and were quite safe.

Strathewen has been just about wiped off  the map.

Where they lived is probably now gone.

You can read about ‘The Obliteration of Strathewen’ here http://www.theage.com.au/national/strathewen-like-a-war-zone-20090209-81w0.html?page=-1

Here are some photos that give you an idea of the impact of these fires. What is hard for me to accept is that someone deliberately lit them.

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Strathewen (Image Source: http://www.theage.com.au)

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Bushfire Victim: I cannot image the pain this poor person is in. (Image Source: http://www.theage.com.au)

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Kinglake (Image Source: http://www.theage.com.au)

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