The Mandurah Mail marks the first anniversary of the tragic Waroona-Yarloop fires.
Marta Pascual Juanola Amy Martin The Mandurah Mail asked Yarloop locals about their memories of their town and the fires which would change it forever.
From the beginning, the Mandurah Mail was covering the story as it unfolded.
Marta Pascual Juanola 'It’s been probably one of the hardest years of my life.'
Marta Pascual Juanola Despite being the evening it was scorching hot and, as the wind was swirling, big burnt leaves were landing on her as Julie-Ann McMiles was working. In that moment she knew she had to leave Yarloop
Marta Pascual Juanola Yarloop resident Marion Whitecross had experienced floods while living in Queensland and dry summers while living in Kalgoorlie. But never a bushfire.
Here’s how you captured the Waroona-Yarloop fires of 2016 on Instagram.
Marta Pascual Juanola “I’d never seen anything like it in all my years and I hope I never have to again,” Yarloop resident Mike Brown said.
Marta Pascual Juanola One year after the small town of Yarloop was gutted by fire life goes on.
A minute-by-minute account of the devastating 2016 Waroona-Yarloop bushfires.