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BUSHFIRES NT MESSAGE: ADVICE

BUSHFIRES NT MESSAGE: ADVICE

LOCATION: Near Doris Road, BERRY SPRINGS

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

FIRE TYPE: Bushfire.

INFORMATION CURRENT AS AT: 01/08/2020 12:02 hours

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, Bushfires NT is primarily undertaking defensive strategies to protect lives and property.

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. For further information regarding bushfires, visit Fire Incident Map.

IT IS EXPECTED THIS SITUATION MAY CONTINUE UNTIL: 01/08/2020 14:30 hours

INFORMATION AUTHORISED BY: Incident Controller

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