These are a bunch of scans I got out of the newspapers here. They can't accurately show the true scale and devastation of these fires, but they come close.
1800 homes destroyed, 7000 homeless.
181 people are confirmed dead, but it has the potential to go up to 300.
These first 2 pictures show the scale of the fires, you may want to look up a world map for comparison.
Extremely high temperatures.
Scary stats. (Don't ask me what short and long distance spotting is, I dunno)
New Aussie superstar
Wall of flames.
Arsonists are gonna die, and "Looters will be shot on sight" is a sign common in many towns.
This woman jumped out of her helicopter harness while being winched to safety to save her dog after it fell.
Politicians have feelings?
Time to move.
More devastation...looks like a tornado went through... :|
Read the article on this one.
Massive towers of smoke.
Kinglake was one of the worst hit areas. It and Marysville clocked over a 100 kills together.
Searching for bodies.
Town got nuked.
Elvis comes to the rescue.