I really feel for the 100-200 employees of MYER affected by the fire. Apparently the city council is looking at allowing MYER to use one of the big sheds down on the wharf, until a better location is found, or until the demolition and re-building is complete.
I was thinking to myself this morning how I desperately needed some sort of excitement, some sort of adrenalin rush. Well I didn't expect my prayers to be answered so soon. I decided to pop over to work this afternoon to pick up my laptop when I heard about the fire at Myer, Hobart on the radio. I could see the smoke coming up but didn't think that much more of it, I just assumed it would be under control shortly. 10 minutes later I came out of work and the smoke volume had intensified dramatically over Hobart. At this point I decided to dash home and grab my camera (and flatmate Abi) and head on down.
Apparently it was started by an el