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'It's triggering': Australian community razed by fire dreads a sequel to its darkest hour; The residents of Kinglake, devastated in the "Black Saturday" blazes of 2009, have worked hard to get back on their feet.

Jan 16, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

KINGLAKE, Australia - Low cloud hugs the hillside as the road curves, revealing a blue-hued forest punctuated with dead silvery-black branches - symbols of a scarred but resilient landscape and a community forever changed.

A sign comes into view: "Respect, Remember, 2009."

Forty miles from Melbourne, Kinglake was at the epicenter of one of Australia's worst disasters, the Black Saturday bush fires. Eleven years ago, an inferno tore through here, killing 120 people in the immediate vi...