Roleystone couple never anticipated to be affected by bushfire

Jennie Luffman with the knife set that survived the fire. www.communitypix.com.au d428474
Jennie Luffman with the knife set that survived the fire. www.communitypix.com.au d428474

ROLEYSTONE residents Jennie and Dave Luffman never dreamed they would be affected by a bushfire.

Their 1970s home was on a quiet residential street in Roleystone with a bit of bush behind it, not in a Perth Hills area they considered to be bushfire-prone.

The last thing Mrs Luffman expected to receive ” while she was on holiday in the UK with her 10-week-old daughter Zoe ” was a text message from the Kelmscott Bushfire Action Group warning people in the Roleystone Hills to evacuate their homes.

‘I phoned my husband Dave, who was at home, to find out what was happening,’ she said.

‘He said he was hosing the house down ‘