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BUSHFIRES NT MESSAGE: PLANNED BURN ADVICE

BUSHFIRES NT MESSAGE: PLANNED BURN ADVICE

LOCATION: Road Verge, South side of Arnhem Highway in front of Look About Station, NT Portion 2301 and 7045, MARRAKAI

ALERT LEVEL: Planned Burn Advice - Firefighters are managing the burn but visibility may be affected.

FIRE TYPE: Planned burn.

INFORMATION CURRENT AS AT: 21/07/2020 12:00 hours

STATUS: PLANNED BURN - A planned burn is scheduled to occur at 16:00 hours

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.

ADVICE TO THE PUBLIC: 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.

IT IS EXPECTED THIS SITUATION MAY CONTINUE UNTIL: 21/07/2020 20:00 hours 

INFORMATION AUTHORISED BY: Public Information Officer 

RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Bushfires NTNorthern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources