Margaret River region fires November 2011 - 39 properties were destroyed and 14 homes were burnt or damaged. 500 homes lost power. The Margaret River fire took the number of properties destroyed in Western Australia in 2011 to more than 100 with no loss of life.
The Victorian Georgian style Historic Wallcliffe House 1855-1865, built by Bussell one of WA's pioneers on the banks of the Margaret River, was destroyed.
Local Cowaramup trader Kerry Sibly talks about the community recovery.