A SUSPICIOUS fire that severely destroyed part of Merbein’s Blandowski Walk stairway on Monday night has left members of the community devastated after they spent years lobbying for the costly structure.
Merbein District Historical Society president Bernadette Wells, who was heavily involved in bringing the project to fruition, was almost lost for words when she saw the aftermath in the light of day yesterday morning.
Crews were called to site just off Forbes Drive, Merbein, about 6.15pm with reports the viewing platform of the stairway was alight.
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