Russell Crowe gets to work clearing up his sprawling property after it was ravaged by deadly bushfires – as dramatic before-and-after photos reveal the true scale of the damage
- New aerial photos show devastating damage caused by bushfires to Russell Crowe’s Nana Glen property
- Dramatic photos of the actor’s property now compared to before photos taken seven months ago in April
- Hollywood actor has also shared videos of the damage on property, where fire continue to burn a fortnight on
Incredible before and after aerial photos have revealed the heartbreaking damage caused by recent bushfires to Russell Crowe’s property.
The Hollywood actor returned to his sprawling 400 hectare Nana Glen rural property near Coffs Harbour on the NSW north coast this week, a fortnight after it was ravaged by bushfires.
Dramatic new photos show the devastating toll the recent bushfires and preceding hard hitting drought has had on the property Crowe bought two decades ago and has since expanded.
The latest photos are a dramatic dark contrast to before images taken seven months ago in April.
Russell Crowe’s property was luscious and green back in April (left), compared to photos of the property today (right)
Photos show hundreds of black and fallen trees, while another shows the scorched roof of the chapel.
Crowe has shared a string of videos showing him working on removing fallen trees from his fire-ravaged property.
One video shows fires continuing to burn on the property.
‘When we first came across this it was smoking but not burning,’ he wrote on Twitter.
‘As we were cutting other things back around it, the flames just popped up again.’
He captioned a later video: ‘Definitely a chainsaw job this one.’
Bushfires caused extensive damage to Russell Crowe’s property. Pictured are the before and after photos of the chapel
The Hollywood actor returned to his property near Coffs Harbour this week and got straight to work to clear fallen trees
The videos were shared a day after Crowe posted heartbreaking footage of the damage,
‘Look at this place, absolutely f*****g smashed,’he says to the camera.
The Gladiator star was overseas where he found on November 13 his property was under threat.
‘Lost a couple of buildings , but overall very lucky so far. Chapel roof scorched.Deepest thanks to everyone on the ground. Some fires still burning and we are out of water.No livestock deaths to date. Horses ok,’ he tweeted.
Crowe first bought land in Nana Glen in 1999 before later expanding his property to included nine surrounding lots.
He married long-time on-off partner Danielle Spencer on the property on his 39th birthday in 2003.