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Fireman Marc Sellares uses burnt trees to make crosses in memorial to Spanish forest fire

Fireman Marc Sellares uses burnt trees to make crosses in memorial to Spanish forest fire
Thursday 28
7:36 2016

The burnt crosses rise up over the charred hill top - a haunting memorial to the vast forest which stood here just last year. Each of the 1,200 blackened crosses is a reminder of each hectare of the woodland which once covered these hillsides in Odena, in the north-west of Catalonia, Spain, until it was destroyed by a devastating fire in July 2015. And each has been lovingly crafted by fireman Marc Sellares, who was heartbroken by the loss of the trees amongst which he had played as a child. Haunting: These crosses stand on a blackened hillside which was ...

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Summary: Each of the blackened crosses, reaching up to 10 metres into the sky, is a reminder of a hectare of the woodland which once covered these hillsides in Odena, in the north-west of Catalonia, Spain.

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