# VICTORIAN BUSHFIRE UPDATE 13-02-09 Day 7

Well what a week this has been! But it’s NOT OVER YET!!
The Fires are NOT out
& the weather is becoming fire favourable again!!!

RedCross Donations Talley = $77.5 MILLION* (approx.)

$21.5 MILLION from the telethon last night – AUSTRALIA UNITES
I transposed most of what occured on the telethon in this Ekphrasis but please if anyone can assist where I missed bits or were slightly incorrect (yes & spelling lol)

FIRES UPDATES:

NEW ALLERT- Healesville as the winds turn from the south to from the North & bring the fire back from the fires North-east of them
Now my friends & family are in danger again!
Update 11:35 – the residents were evaccuated last night but they have reported the flare up is now contained – but just reminds us that until this fire is out & the mop up complete there is still a high fire danger!

Another Arsonist deliberately lit a scrub fire in Melbourne suburbia [Ivanhoe] yesterday & another lit last night during the telethon!!!

They are now admitting all these big Super Fires had to have all been deliberately lit – there was no natural cause, the ligtening came after! [nature just fed them into the horrific novas they became & are STILL going!]
They have Marysville quardonned off due to suspected arson [& aspestos toxins]
Arsonists were arrested in Taggerty trying to relight the fires in there
They know how the Churchil fire was lit and it was relit 3 times before the arsonist won & the bushfire ensued killing 20 something people

& there was the Ivanhoe fire yesterday arvo – contained & safe by evening
The closest fire to me was the Naree Warrin Fire (1/2 hr North east of me) that was accidentally lit by a guy using a power saw that sparked – the Southwasterly winds snatched the sparks away and WOOOOOOSH!!!!!

I thought I was safe But last night DURING the telethon a fire was lit in Baxter – +10 mins down the road from my place!+ – relax it was contained & made safe before the winds picked up in the morning – even then it being a Northerly the fire had it taken off would have gone south away from me but still SCARY!!!!

we all ask Who would start a bushfire?
Kevin Rudd said “What can you say” very dispondantly
Experts say:
Arsonists – Passive agressive “Get Back” at life for their own feeling of inadequicy & thus they feel successful [so the media hype doesn’t punish them! It actually Validates them!] Bushfire profilers are usually male 20-50yo

People get furious about arsonists because fire is more dangerous and destroying than any other elelment – thus arsonists get the fastest reaction to their actions!

In reply to RoyBarry’s exclamation below I put in:
LOL Is that before they are hung by their balls from a choppa and dunked into the flames? or after?
That is the CFA’s answer to arsonists – or even beurocrats who stifle upgrades – such as the warning system they have been trying to implement since the last big fires in 2002 – to have an automatic similtanious phonecall given to all landlines registered in the effected area at the confirmation of danger it was stopped due to fund withdrawl and polliticians fearing privacy issues!! [Remember I reported that the Sirens have been phased out because residents complained about the noise polution levels!!!]
Ask a survivor how they got out? now ask a victim what killed them?

but back to arsons & what we’d do to them if we got them before the police did …..
In the last big fire an arsonist was caught by residents & actually had him almost linched when the local coppa had to intervine & stop them!
& just the other week an arsonist was caught because after he set the fire the brigade turned up to the station to turn out & there he was already kitted up & waiting eagerly on the truck!
So yes the CFA are revamping how they accept volunteers.

& ask our PM Kevin Rudd & he’ll say – “Personally I think they should rott in gaol!”

# VICTORIAN BUSHFIRE UPDATE 13-02-09 Day 7

adgray

Frankston, Australia

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Statistics
lost lives – plateaued at 181 but more is expected
Conservative figure 200 but the forensic team have prepared for 300

fires – 21 still burning 8 major uncontained ones
So Far attempts to stop the two superfires threatening to join have been SUCESSFUL – YAY!!!!!

Flare ups still iminant & arsonists still rife!

Monies Gathered $77.5MILLION [Not including corporation donations]
Australians Unite telethon added to it
raising an awesome $22.5 MILLON !!

From a national population of 22 Million we have done Bloody Brilliantly!!!

RED CROSS Bushfire Appeal phone 1800 811 700

Darren Stones Updated Journal
PHOENIX APPEAL
Thank the Firey’s
Chanel 9 News Videos
Vega915 Radio Melbourne
Yahoo7 – Sunrise

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