On Saturday, Dixons Creek firefighter Drew Adamson stood and watched his home burn while he saved someone else’s. Source: The Age Melbourne
Melbourne hasn’t seen anything like this since the Black Friday bushfires in 1939.
Here are the regions currently affected by the fires:
The death toll (as of writing this 9th February 2009) currently stands at 126 and is expected to at least double which is really devastating. I hope the fire authority can get these fires under control.