Australian farmers watch wildfire destroy their home from inside concrete bunker

It was an inevitability, thought Australian cattle farmer Donald Graham and his wife Bronwyn, that bushfires would one day tear through the bushland that surrounded their home, a remote property overlooking the Snowy River National Park.It’s the reason they installed two concrete bunkers on their property in December 2018, a year before devastating fires would roar up the nearby gullies.“We thought it was just a matter of time, that definitively there would be a fire,” said Graham, a 68-year-old with a shock of white hair, “So we put the two bunkers in.”It was a decision that would save their …

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