Bushfires 2012


A thank you from Kains Flat

A thank you from Kains Flat

On Sunday, February 12 we woke to a day that is now known as being the most catastrophic conditions on record.  

Call to pitch in for BlazeAid

Call to pitch in for BlazeAid

Team members from Professionals Mudgee volunteered their time last week to help out with the recovery of the Sir Ivan Fire that has devastated over 54,000ha of land and they’re challenging others to do the same.  

Rotary continue to push for fire victim help

Rotary continue to push for fire victim help

Despite great success in its early weeks in attracting community support and donations, the Rotary fundraising campaign to help farmers, businesses and families suffering devastation from the recent bushfires faces fresh new challenges.  

Fencing materials needed

Fencing materials needed

The increasing need for fencing material is becoming more urgent as BlazeAid volunteers continue stripping out old fence lines destroyed by the Sir Ivan Fire.  

Power of people | Video, Photos

Power of people | Video, Photos

“BlazeAid work on the principle of mates helping mates, just ordinary Aussies out there helping ordinary Aussies.”  

Intensity of fire alters weather

Intensity of fire alters weather

A Rural Fire Service (RFS) spokesperson said the Sir Ivan Fire was burning in catastrophic fire conditions so intense that it turned pyro-convective.  

Gifts of hope from far away

Gifts of hope from far away

Six days ago Lisa Martin of Scone assisted her sister in Merriwa with her animals during the Sir Ivan Fire.  

Father-of-two faces heartbreaking scenes

Father-of-two faces heartbreaking scenes

Chris Wentworth-Brown said he was still in a daze on Tuesday as he stood outside his Uarbry home that was burnt to the ground by the Sir Ivan Fire.  

Gifts of hope from far away | Video

Gifts of hope from far away | Video

Six days ago Lisa Martin of Scone assisted her sister in Merriwa with her animals during the Sir Ivan Fire. The scenes were so devastating she decided then and there to support those affected by the fire.  



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