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  • "When Paul and Helen Petkovski visited their house of 19 years on Wednesday, they walked through the gates of hell. Flowerdale has not been at the forefront of the news in the last week, but make no mistake it's up there with the worst-hit towns of the Victorian bushfires. Ms Petkovski described it as death valley, and it proved a graveyard for the most valuable possessions of their 25-year marriage."

    - Nic MacBean, Family 'walks through death valley' but vows to stay on,, 11 Feb 2009.

    February 12, 2009