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Turn Around

Seventeen people died on the Princes Highway trying to flee the 1969 Lara bushfire. Barbara Coltman was one of the lucky ones who escaped. On the 50-year anniversary of the tragedy, Mrs Coltman speaks with the Geelong Advertiser about the harrowing experience.

Seventeen people died on the Princes Highway trying to flee the 1969 Lara bushfire. Barbara Coltman was one of the lucky ones who escaped. On the 50-year anniversary of the tragedy, Mrs Coltman speaks with the Geelong Advertiser about the harrowing experience.

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Turn Around: Escaping the 1969 Lara Bushfire

Duration: 12 min

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