Fire Stories: A Lesson in Time examines the 1957 Leura Fires that destroyed over 170 homes and left the town devastated. Through interviews of survivors and witnesses, the stories from the ’57 fires come alive. Fire Stories shows the difference between community preparedness today and from 55 years ago.

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Latest News

Final project reports now available

Evaluation summary report – Short report on the  2015 Impact Evaluation of Fire Stories—A  Lesson in Time

Full report, including data – ‘Now I Get It’ – 2015 Impact Evaluation of Fire Stories—A Lesson in Time

Fire Stories: A Lesson in Time: Now available on DVD!

Want to take Fire Stories: A Lesson in Time home with you? Copies of the DVD are now available for purchase from the following outlets. Please note: profits from the sale of the DVD are being used to expand and continue this project.

Megalong Books

Blue Mountains Heritage Centre
Govetts Leap Road

gleebooks at Blackheath
Shop1, Collier’s Arcade Govetts Leap Road Blackheath

Turning Page
The Turning Page
Shop 1, 125 Macquarie Road

Latest Screenings

With another successful screening at Glenbrook, more screenings throughout the spring and summer are being planned. Keep an eye on our website for details or subscribe to our newsletter to keep informed.

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