The Hotel Kosciusko burns to the ground


On 18 April, 1951 the Hotel Kosciusko burnt to the ground. The fire, which began in the kitchen, took one hour to completely destroy the Hotel.  View the video filmed by Dr Harvey Dakin, a Cooma GP

Further reading:  The Hotel Kosciusko Fire by G. Petersen, Aust Ski Yr Bk, 1952, p.45.