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HomeLatest news for AdultsDavilak homestead fire

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HomeLatest news for AdultsDavilak homestead fire
On Wednesday 30 November, 1960 a bushfire destroyed one of Western Australia’s oldest family homesteads.

Interestingly, on Thursday 1 December, the day the Daviliak Homestead fire was reported in the West Australian newspaper, Sanitarium Health Food Co. re-opened their Murray Street branch after a disastrous fire on the top floor.

See the original newspaper article here [PDF – 635Kb]

Davilak Homestead Fire