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Mt Lubra fire - a decade on
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TOM Guthrie will never forget the sight of the massive wall of flames coming over the hill and realising there was nothing he could do to fight it. Only five per cent of his 1300-hectare property, Thermopylae, was untouched by the Mt Lubra fire on January 22, 2006. The 3.2-hectare Grampians Estate vineyard he ran with his wife Sarah was all but destroyed as fire swept across the property.