10th Anniversary Wangary Fire Print Page
A tree and plaque commemorates those who lost their lives in the Wangary bushfire in 2005 and the significance of community support.
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The Wangary Bushfire on the Lower Eyre Peninsula, killed nine people in 2005. The fire, known as Black Tuesday, also killed about 50,000 livestock, destroyed 93 homes and burnt through about 80,000 hectares.
|Address:||1055 Lincoln Highway, Lions Club Hostel , North Shields, 5607|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.624784|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||2005|
|Approx. Event End Date:||2015|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 8th May, 2015|
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au