Saturday Feb 7th is a day that many will remember, and many will want to forget, and wish never happened.
Many fires across the country have taken lives of children, women and men, homes, wildlife, and thousands of hectares of bush and land.
Victoria, the state worst hit has a long history of fires and devastation.
This news article today explains more about what has happened there.
Many escaped in such a hurry they left with only the clothes on their backs. The fires were so fast and fierce there was not time. They had to get out, fast.
Donations can be made here ~
More information here ~ http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2009/02/06/2484632.htm
Every donation adds up, please offer as much as you can, including clothes and other items of need.