Fire Stories II: Living with Risk

August 25, 2018, 12:00 pm

Blue Mountains Theatre

A Special Community Education Event
Fire Stories II:  Living with Risk

A free screening of the documentary Fire Stories: Living with Risk.

The film tells the story of the 2013 Linksview fire which swept through the communities of Winmalee and Yellow Rock, claiming over 200 homes.

Residents who were directly affected by the fire tell their extraordinary stories of the day of the fire and recovery of the community afterwards.

This film has been produced by the Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute with the generous support of the Rural Fire Service, National Parks and Wildlife Service and Blue Mountains City Council.

PLEASE NOTE that the first screening of the film at 12pm is reserved for residents of Winmalee, Yellow Rock and Springwood only.

The later sessions at 2pm, 3.30pm & 5pm are open to the general public.


How long is the film?
56 minutes.

How much does it cost to see?
Nothing. This is a free screening which is open to the public, however you must book your tickets on the link below.

Is the theatre wheelchair accessible?
Yes. Four wheelchair seats are available in each session.
If you require wheelchair seating please contact Claire Absolum at or on 0425 317 765 prior to the screening date to ensure that one of these places is reserved for you.

Will the film be captioned for people who are deaf and hearing impaired?
No, however a closed captioned version of the film will be made available online.

Can I just turn up on the day without reserving a seat?
No. People who have not reserved a ticket will not be admitted to the screening.

Can you assist with our research?
We aim to learn from viewers’ responses to Fire Stories: Living with Risk.
Please note that by attending this screening, The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute may invite you via email to participate in one or two short surveys.
If you do not wish to participate please ignore these invitations.

We appreciate your assistance as we work to improve community bushfire education.