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Australian fires

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Post by princess garnet » Tue February 10th, 2009, 5:33 pm

I echo Carine. I didn't realize how hot it was!

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Post by Leo62 » Tue February 10th, 2009, 5:34 pm

((((((((diamondlil))))))))
((((((((Aussies)))))))))

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Post by Misfit » Tue February 10th, 2009, 5:46 pm

This is just so devastating and my heart goes out to all of you.

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Post by annis » Wed February 11th, 2009, 6:19 pm

Hard to believe that there are still fires being deliberately lit. Now looters have started to appear. Vultures!
http://www.stuff.co.nz/4844548a12.html
The estimated numbers of dead are now being put at 300.

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Post by diamondlil » Wed February 11th, 2009, 7:59 pm

Whilst the Aussie public have been amazing in terms of donations of money, goods and blood, we are starting to see the not so good side of a minority.

Not only are there reports of looting, last night someone stole money that was being collected for Bushfire Relief, and there are stories of bogus collectors as well..
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Post by diamondlil » Fri February 13th, 2009, 12:28 pm

For the first time since the fire tragedy started last weekend, we actually could smell the smoke in Melbourne today. The moon is red and the sky is hazy. It is a potent reminder that the fires still burn, and there are still people in danger.
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Post by Telynor » Fri February 13th, 2009, 3:30 pm

It is a ghastly tragedy, and one that I hope will be over soon.

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