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Some smoke about - Victoria, Australia

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    Default Some smoke about - Victoria, Australia

    This is what I see looking out the west window of my home. Could get interesting.
    Btw, its a big one !!!
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    Been watching the tennis matches in the Australian Open and really marvel at the players playing in the 40C+ heat. My sis-in-law who lives in Melbourne says the fire is about 45km from where she lives.Yea, interesting.
    Last edited by catttan; January 16th, 2014 at 09:19 AM. Reason: Typing error

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    Wish you luck and some rain!

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    I know Yea well Yew-Sung, been there & abouts many a time. They had their share of problems a while back.

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    Default Pics from yesterday, Friday 17th.

    From my front yard again.
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    That looks real scary!

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    That is scary. I hope you and your place are far away and safe!

    Cheers,
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    Hi folks, I'm still here ( home & plants included).
    The fire got to 4 kms away. Luckily the wind change worked in our favour & held back the fire. The local town that was evacuated is open again & residents allowed back in. I managed to get some sleep last nite. It will take months to fully extinguish hot spots & flare ups or 3 - 4 inches or rain ( fat chance of that ).
    I have some action shots of a working chopper I'll add later.

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    Looks scary. Wish & pray for folks ,pets and their orchids to be safe

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    That's scary, though spectacular. I hope I'll never see a fire from that close.

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