When the Black Summer fires reached Cann River, local residents say one man and his team were the reason the town was saved. Journalist Matt Abud presents stories from three towns that were at the frontline of the Black Summer fires – Buchan, Sarsfield and Cann River.
Julie Mustard, Tonghi resident
Michael O’Brien, Cann Valley resident
Susie Bady, then-Neighbourhood House Coordinator
Gus McKinnon, local contractor
Marija Mrsc, Bush Nurse
Fred and Kerry Marchi, proprietors of Relics Cafe