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Gippsland Fires 2014

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Fires that have hit our home town of Morwell, Hernes Oak, Hazelwood open cut mine in the Gippsland area of Victoria in Australia.
Gippsland, Victoria - Australia.    The worst part of our summers.

CFA fire fighter from the Gapsted crew moves into position fighting a scrub fire on property off Blacks Flat Road near Beechworth.

Gippsland (not taken by myself) bush fires Victoria - eerie but beautiful at the same time

The Angry Summer: Report Blames Climate Change For Australia’s Extreme Weather

Local residents watch the Churchill-Jerrelang fire as the sun sets over the LaTrobe Valley. Picture: Stuart McEvoy

Local residents watch the Churchill-Jerrelang fire as the sun sets over the LaTrobe Valley.

The view looking back onto the Morwell open cut mine fire on Thursday night of 28 February, 2014.

The view looking back onto the Morwell open cut mine fire on Thursday night of 28 February,

Photo taken by Rhys Smith of Churchill/Hazelwood fire, Lawless Rd.

Photo taken by Rhys Smith of Churchill/Hazelwood fire, Lawless Rd.

BeyondZeroEmissions ‏@beyondzeronews 25m  Hazelwood coal mine at Morwell is on fire. pic.twitter.com/uO0fLP3Epq Tell us some more about what a fire/health risk wind turbines are? <<  There's apparently 2ks of coal. This could burn for months, many months. But apparently wind turbines are bad for us. And solar too expensive to fund. But, burn down stored coal, dig up some more. Make the miners richer.

The Hazelwood open coal mine in Victoria, Australia has been on fire since February -- and the fumes of burning coal are making firefighters too sick to stop it.

Aerial of fire burning in Hazelwood open cut mine at Morwell - "I was here in 2006 down here on Black Saturday as well but in my 40 years in the CFA, I've never seen anything so complex before." CFA incident controller Barry Foss

Aerial of fire burning in Hazelwood open cut mine at Morwell - "I was here in 2006 down here on Black Saturday as well but in my 40 years in the CFA, I've never seen anything so complex before.

Protect Your Family From Hazelwood Mine Fire Ash   Tips to Keep Ash Out the of the Home

Protect Your Family From Hazelwood Mine Fire Ash Tips to Keep Ash Out the of the Home

If the Smoke Doesn't Get You the Ash will! - Morwell : Hazelwood Mine Fire Ash

Morwell - Hazelwood Mine Fire Ash (If the Smoke Doesn't Get You the Ash Will)

Yellow Moon Rising from Hazelwood Open Cut Fire Smoke (Hazelwood -- Morwell fire Feb 2014)

Yellow Moon Rising from Hazelwood Open Cut Fire Smoke (Hazelwood -- Morwell fire Feb

Apocalyptic Times for Morwell - Hazelwood Open Cut Fire sends Dangerous Smoke Feb 2014

Apocalyptic Times for Morwell - Hazelwood Open Cut Fire sends Dangerous Smoke Feb 2014

Morwell Fire 2014 - The Next Day the Fires Still Burn

Morwell Fire 2014 (The Next Day the Fires Still Burn and Move into the Hazelwood Open Cut)

Morwell Fires the Short Version - Morwell Under a Cloud of Smoke

Morwell Fires the Short Version (Morwell Under a Cloud of Smoke from Grass Fires)

The Next Day of the Morwell Fire (Hazelwood Open Cut Mine Smokes)

The Next Day of the Morwell Fire (Hazelwood Open Cut Mine Smokes)

The Morwell Fires (City of Morwell Under Attack by Grass Fires 2014-02-09)

The Morwell Fires (City of Morwell Under Attack by Grass Fires