News reports on calls to review the recent Yarloop blaze, using nearmap images to illustrate the devastation

The devastation caused to the township of Yarloop is continuing to draw our attention, aside from the tragic loss of 2 lives, almost 75% of the homes in this town of little more than 500 people are now destroyed.

It’s understandable that residents, including local politicians, are wondering if this means the end of Yarloop. Its encouraging however, that WA premier Colin Barnett has said that the town will be rebuilt.

Articles recently published in WA News, The Age and smh ABC News uses nearmap images to illustrate the devastation the fire has wreaked on this small community. These same images can be used by all those involved in the reconstruction of Yarloop to better plan and monitor its progress. Read more

View more images of the before and after damage here