RAPPVILLE FIRE: One year on, town is slowly recovering

IT'S hard to believe it's already been a year since the horrific bushfires ripped through Rappville.

With the world now focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rappville community is slowly rebuilding to its former glory before the bushfires.

The pub is back, people are returning to their village and the trees are looking lush.

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But with so much destruction, it's hard to forget how things rapidly changed when the fire went through the community.

We take a look back at some of the more intense scenes:

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