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Re: [PanoToolsNG] Panorama of gutted Kinglake after Black Saturday bushfires

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  • Ken Warner
    Neil, I live in the middle of an old growth forest that has not had a major fire in a hundred years. It s long over due. None of us take wild fire lightly.
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 10, 2009
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      Neil,

      I live in the middle of an old growth forest that has not had a major fire in
      a hundred years. It's long over due. None of us take wild fire lightly.

      Best wishes for recovery. My deep regards and sympathy for those who
      lost...

      Ken

      Neil Creek wrote:
      > It's been a long time since I've posted, and I feel a little guilty doing so now just to plug a link to my latest panorama, but this one is important to me.
      >
      > Just over a month ago, the worst natural disaster in Australian history, the worst bushfires ever seen, raged through my home state of Victoria. Hundreds were killed and thousands made homeless. After four weeks, some fires still burn, and many country towns are still blockaded by police to stop sightseers and looters from descending on these towns while the survivors try to start their lives over again.
      >
      > I am friends with immediate family of one of the volunteer firefighters who lost his house while risking his life to save the life and property of others. I was fortunate enough to be invited to visit the town to photograph the damage.
      >
      > Below is a link to my blog post that features my photos of Kinglake, including a high resolution panorama taken on the site of the fire fighter's destroyed home.
      >
      > http://www.neilcreek.com/blog/2009/03/10/kinglake-one-month-after-black-saturday/
      >
      > I wanted to get these images out to as many people as possible to make sure that noone forgets the lives lots, and to learn what we put at risk when we live in harm's way. Fire awareness is so critical, we should never become complacent.
      >
      > Thank you!
      >
      >
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