Anthony has sent in pictures from his home in the ApARTment building of the aftermath to last night’s fire in New Acton.
More of his photos and some I took in the slideshow below. If you’ve got more please send them in to firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Canberra Times is reporting that the Efkarpidis family is planning to rebuild, and that the damage has taken in Flint Restaurant, Parlour Wine Room, Bicicletta and the offices of the Molonglo Group.
This statement has been made by the owners:
Statement from Nectar Efkarpidis, Director, Molonglo Group
We are grateful and relieved that nobody was hurt and we would like to thank the authorities and the people of New Acton who responded so quickly to the fire.
We are devastated that this beautiful piece of Canberra’s history has been partially destroyed.
We have had hundreds of calls of support for which we are sincerely grateful.
We are touched that so many people share our love and our passion for New Acton.
We will rebuild. Starting tomorrow we will begin work to bring the building back to life.