Issued at 15:00 hours on Wednesday 4 August 2021
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Director, Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Thursday 5 August 2021 for the following areas.
DARWIN AND ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREA.
The Fire Ban is declared for a 24 hour period commencing at 0000 hours on Thursday 5 August 2021.
No person shall light a fire or cause a fire to be lit in the open in the portion of the Northern Territory within the fire ban areas.
This includes the DARWIN, BATCHELOR and ADELAIDE RIVER EMERGENCY RESPONSE AREAS and the LITCHFIELD MUNICIPALITY and COOMALIE SHIRE.
The Fire Ban is valid from midnight to midnight.
For further information regarding Fire Bans and other fire restrictions contact Bushfires NT on 08 8922 0844 or visit https://securent.nt.gov.au/respond/bushfire-alerts or www.bushfires.nt.gov.au/incidentmap