THE aftermath of a bushfire is more than just physical destruction; it impacts relationships and the mental health of those involved in the catastrophe, according to Paracombe CFS’s senior firefighter Daniel Palmer.
VICTIMS of last year’s Sampson Flat bushfire came together last Friday to share their experiences in a Recovery-Resilience Day at Golden Grove.
SURVIVING a bushfire is all about planning and preparing your home, according to Country Fire Service’s One Tree Hill station captain Tom Walsh.
HUMBUG Scrub residents living on Sambell Road have constructed a monument to show their appreciation for the firefighters who battled the devastating Sampson Flat bushfire in January.
A SERIES of community events and workshops will begin this week to help Sampson Flat bushfire victims rebuild their lives.
HABITAT for Humanity has helped 17 families, to date, with the Sampson Flat bushfire recovery and is aiming to assist another 15 to 20 families before the year’s end.
EVEN though the scars of the Sampson Flat bushfire are starting to disappear, Playford Council’s bushfire prevention committee presiding member, Joe Federico, is reminding people that “risk is there at all times”.
THE disposal of large quantities of burnt-out fencing, wiring and wood is causing problems as locals try to recover from the Sampson Flat bushfire.