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01-April-2015
01-April-2015

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A memorial bell and gateway commemorate the Black Saturday fires of 2009.

The fires that occurred on the 7th February 2009 (Black Saturday) are considered to be the worst natural disaster in Australian history. Fires affected at least 70 communities and 300 areas with the loss of 173 lives.

Location

Address:Whittlesea - Kinglake Road, Kinglake West, 3763
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.481008
Long: 145.257903
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Fire
Actual Event STart Date:07-February-2009
Actual Event End Date:07-February-2009

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 7th February, 2010
Front Inscription
Fire Brigade Memorial Bell
Back Inscription
Kinglake West Fire Brigade
Source: MA
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