Source: NT Fire Incidents

BUSHFIRES NT MESSAGE: WATCH and ACT

LOCATION: Fly Creek area, Labasheeda

ALERT LEVEL: Watch and Act - There is a heightened level of threat. Conditions are changing. Start taking action now to protect your family and your property.

FIRE TYPE: Bushfire.

INFORMATION CURRENT AS AT: 11/08/2019 14:45:00

STATUS: GOING - A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter.

RISKS FACED BY PEOPLE IN THE AREA: Smoke from this fire may affect visibility, Active fire may occur close to the roadside, Firefighting crews may be working close to the roadside, A bushfire is running or contained under very high to extreme weather conditions, The risk of loss of life or threat to properties is almost certain or has occurred.

ADVICE TO THE PUBLIC: Residents are advised to put their fire management plans in place.

For the safety of firefighting crews and other vehicles, drivers in the area are urged to slow down, turn on headlights and drive safely for the conditions. For further information regarding bushfires, visit Fire Incident Map.

IT IS EXPECTED THIS SITUATION MAY CONTINUE UNTIL: 11/08/2019 19:00:00

INFORMATION AUTHORISED BY: Chief Fire Control Officer

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources

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