Fire

Australia, 1961

Film
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This film shows the bushfires which wiped out the town of Dwellingup and Nangabrook in Western Australia in January 1961. From the first outbreaks through the five day bushfire raging through jarrah forest, pasture and townships. The volunteer firefighters in action, attempts to plough or burn firebreaks, the trail of damage left behind, the relief work, rebuilding and new growth after the fire.

Credits

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Language

English

Duration

00:13:00:00

Colour

Black and White

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