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BUSHFIRES NT MESSAGE: ADVICE

BUSHFIRES NT MESSAGE: ADVICE

LOCATION: Deepwater Station, MARRAKAI 

ALERT LEVEL: Advice  - A fire has started in the area. Monitor the situation for changes.

FIRE TYPE: Bushfire. INFORMATION CURRENT AS AT: 29/07/2020 10:30:00 

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.

ADVICE TO THE PUBLIC: The Fire is being held to the Eastern side of the Adelaide River, Bushfires NT will aerial back burn this morning. Crews will be patrolling on ground. 

IT IS EXPECTED THIS SITUATION MAY CONTINUE UNTIL: 29/07/2020 13:00:00 

INFORMATION AUTHORISED BY: Incident Controller  

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