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Fire ignorance angers

By Melissa Sheil REPORTS of arson behaviour in the City of Kalamunda angered  Pickering Brook and High Wycombe residents last week. On the night of Friday, February 5, residents in High Wycombe were alarmed to hear loud bangs coming from ...

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Bushfire mental health priority

By Claire Ottaviano  THE gravity of the bushfire disaster that hit the region this week will not be measurable in the coming days, weeks or even months. While a physical toll can be counted in the number of homes lost, ...

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Animal donations overwhelm

By Melissa Sheil  OFFERS to assist and donate items to help native and domestic animals affected by the Wooroloo fire have flooded in over recent days, with animal support agencies saying they appreciate the compassion but are currently overwhelmed. Emergency ...

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Evacuees seek shelter at Brown Park

By Sally McGlew MORE than 400 people were camped around the Brown Park community centre in Swan View on Tuesday where temporary shelter was offered for City of Swan and Shire of Mundaring residents escaping the bushfire raging across the ...

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wooroloo bushfire house lost

By Melissa Sheil and Claire Ottaviano UPDATE – After Echo News went to print on Thursday morning the number of homes lost was raised to 81 THE tight-knit community of Tilden Park sat together and watched as flames enveloped their ...

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Documentary proposal deferred

By Claire Ottaviano THE decision to support a $25,000 bid for a documentary about bushfire and its impact on communities split the Mundaring Shire Council on Wednesday night. Save Perth Hills proposed a partnership investment with the Shire to produce ...

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