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Bushfire information messages

Message Issued Details View Message
14 August 2018
3:59pm
Katherine Region - Katherine Rural College, Stuart Highway
New Bushfire Alert or Information Message from Bushfires NT Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Katherine Rural College, Stuart Highway Status: Going - A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter. Alert Level: Advice - A fire has started. There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes. 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. For further information regarding bushfires, visit Secure NT. https://securent.nt.gov.au/ It is expected this situation may continue until: 14/08/2018 17:00:00 Information Authorised By: Senior Fire Control Officer Responsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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9 August 2018
4:39pm
Top End Region - Mala Plains, Berry Springs
UPDATE - Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Mala Plains, Berry Springs Status: Under Control - The fire is at a stage where fire fighting resources are only required for patrol purposes and major re-ignition is unlikely. Alert Level: Advice - A fire has started. There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes. 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. For further information regarding bushfires, visit Secure NT. https://securent.nt.gov.au/ Information Authorised By: Senior Fire Control Officer Responsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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9 August 2018
4:26pm
Top End Region - Meade Road, Darwin River
UPDATE - Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Meade Road, Darwin River Status: Under Control - The fire is at a stage where fire fighting resources are only required for patrol purposes and major re-ignition is unlikely. Alert Level: Advice - A fire has started. There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes. Risks Faced by People in the Area: Smoke from this fire may affect visibility, 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. For further information regarding bushfires, visit Secure NT. https://securent.nt.gov.au/ It is expected this situation may continue until: 09/08/2018 19:00:40 Information Authorised By: Senior Fire Control Officer Responsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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9 August 2018
4:19pm
Top End Region - Dorat Road, Adelaide River
UPDATE - Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Dorat Road, Adelaide River Status: Under Control - The fire is at a stage where fire fighting resources are only required for patrol purposes and major re-ignition is unlikely. Alert Level: Advice - A fire has started. There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes. Risks Faced by People in the Area: Smoke from this fire may affect visibility, 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. For further information regarding bushfires, visit Secure NT. https://securent.nt.gov.au/ It is expected this situation may continue until: 02/08/2018 18:00:00 Information Authorised By: Senior Fire Control Officer Responsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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9 August 2018
3:13pm
Top End Region - Mala Plains, Berry Springs
UPDATE - Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Mala Plains, Berry Springs Status: Under Control - The fire is at a stage where fire fighting resources are only required for patrol purposes and major re-ignition is unlikely. Alert Level: Watch and Act - There is a heightened level of threat. Conditions are changing and you need to start taking action now to protect you and your family. 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 has been contained and continues to be monitored. Landholders can keep informed of incidents via NT Fire Incident Map. It is expected this situation may continue until: 09/08/2018 18:00:19 Information Authorised By: Senior Fire Control Officer Responsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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9 August 2018
2:44pm
Top End Region - Dorat Road, Adelaide River
UPDATE - Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Dorat Road, Adelaide River Status: Being Controlled - Effective strategies are in operation or planned for the entire perimeter. Alert Level: Watch and Act - There is a heightened level of threat. Conditions are changing and you need to start taking action now to protect you and your family. Risks Faced by People in the Area: Smoke from this fire may affect visibility, 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: A fire on Dorat Road near Adelaide River is currently contained. Landholders can keep informed of updates via NT Fire Incident Map www.pfes.nt.gov.au/incidentmap/index.html It is expected this situation may continue until: 09/08/2018 14:00:03 Information Authorised By: Senior Fire Control Officer Responsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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9 August 2018
1:55pm
Top End Region - Meade Road, Darwin River
New Bushfire Alert or Information Message from Bushfires NT Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Meade Road, Darwin River Status: Going - A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter. Alert Level: Emergency Warning - An Emergency Warning is the highest level of Bush Fire Alert. You may be in danger and need to take action immediately. Any delay now puts your life at risk. 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: A fire which is spreading on one of more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter. It is expected this situation may continue until: 16/08/2018 16:00:00 Information Authorised By: Senior Fire Control Officer Responsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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9 August 2018
1:21pm
Top End Region - Mala Plains, Berry Springs
UPDATE - Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Wheewill Rd, Mala Plains, Berry Springs Status: Going - A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter. Alert Level: Emergency Warning - An Emergency Warning is the highest level of Bush Fire Alert. You may be in danger and need to take action immediately. Any delay now puts your life at risk. 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: The fire at Wheewall Rd, Mala Plains continues to burn and is burning on several fronts Fire is currently threatening properties. Firefighting crews and aircraft are in attendance. Landholders are required to enact their individual Fire Action Plans and keep informed of updates via NT Fire Incident Map www.pfes.nt.gov.au/incidentmap/index.html It is expected this situation may continue until: 09/08/2018 16:00:55 Information Authorised By: Senior Fire Control Officer Responsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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9 August 2018
12:15pm
Top End Region - Dorat Road, Adelaide River
New Bushfire Alert or Information Message from Bushfires NT Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Dorat Road, Adelaide River Status: Going - A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter. Alert Level: Emergency Warning - An Emergency Warning is the highest level of Bush Fire Alert. You may be in danger and need to take action immediately. Any delay now puts your life at risk. Risks Faced by People in the Area: Smoke from this fire may affect visibility, 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: A fire has ignited on Dorat Road near Adelaide River and is burning on several fronts Fire is currently threatening properties. Firefighting crews and aircraft are in attendance. Landholders are required to enact their Fire Action Plans and keep informed of updates via NT Fire Incident Map www.pfes.nt.gov.au/incidentmap/index.html It is expected this situation may continue until: 09/08/2018 14:00 hours (2.00pm) Information Authorised By: Senior Fire Control Officer Responsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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9 August 2018
12:12pm
Top End Region - Mala Plains, Berry Springs
New Bushfire Alert or Information Message from Bushfires NTFire Type: BushfireLocation: Wheewall Road - Mala Plains, Berry SpringsStatus: Going - A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter.Alert Level: Emergency Warning - An Emergency Warning is the highest level of Bush Fire Alert. You may be in danger and need to take action immediately. Any delay now puts your life at risk.Risks Faced by People in the Area: A bushfire is running or contained under very high to extreme weather conditions, Bushfires NT is primarily undertaking defensive strategies to protect lives and propertyAdvice to the Public: A fire has ignited in the Mala Plains area near Berry Springs and is burning on several fronts Fire is currently threatening properties.Firefighting crews and aircraft are in attendance.Landholders are required to enact their Fire Action Plans and keep informed of updates via NT Fire Incident Map www.pfes.nt.gov.auincidentmapindex.html It is expected this situation may continue until: 09082018 13:00 hours (1.00pm)Information Authorised By: Senior Fire Control OfficerResponsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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7 August 2018
9:46am
Top End Region
New Bushfire Alert from Bushfires NT Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Mira Road South, Darwin River Status: Going - A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter. Alert Level: Advice - A fire has started. There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes. 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. For further information regarding bushfires, visit Secure NT. https://securent.nt.gov.au/ It is expected this situation may continue until: 07/08/2018 13:00 hours (1.00pm) Information Authorised By: Senior Fire Control Officer Responsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources Information Current as at: 07/08/2018 09:00 hours (9.00am)
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2 August 2018
3:15pm
Top End Region
New Planned Burn Advice Message from Bushfires NT Location: Arnhem Highway between the Adelaide River Bridge and the Corroboree Billabong Turnoff, Marrakai. Status: Planned Burn - Planned burns are carried out as part of a program to reduce bushfire risk to communities. Alert Level: Planned Burn Advice - A planned burn will be underway from 15:15 hours (3.15pm) today. Firefighters are managing the burn but flames and smoke may be visible.
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2 August 2018
10:40am
CDU Rural Campus - Stuart Highway - Katherine
Status: Going - A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter. Alert Level: Advice - A fire has started. There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes. 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. For further information regarding bushfires, visit Secure NT. https://securent.nt.gov.au/ It is expected this situation may continue until: 02/08/2018 15:01:00
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1 August 2018
1:40pm
Top End Region- Reedbeds Road and Darwin River Road, Darwin River
Status: Going - A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter. Alert Level: Advice - A fire has started. There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes. 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: There are two fires burning in the same vicinity, between Reedbeds Road (south) and Darwin River Road. Crews are working to contain both fires. It is expected this situation may continue until: 01/08/2018 18:00:00
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31 July 2018
9:00am
Alice Springs Region
Location: Larapinta Drive between Flynns Grave Car Park and Tea Tree Creek. Status: Planned Burn - Planned burns are carried out as part of a program to reduce bushfire risk to communities. Alert Level: Planned Burn Advice - A planned burn will be underway from 09:00 hours today. Firefighters and Parks & Wildlife Rangers are managing the burn but flames and smoke may be visible. Risks Faced by People in the Area: Smoke from this fire may affect visibility, Active fire may occur close to the roadside, Firefighting crews and Parks & Wildlife Rangers 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. For further information regarding bushfires, visit Secure NT. https://securent.nt.gov.au/ It is expected this situation may continue until: 31/07/2018 17:30 hours Responsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources
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26 July 2018
11:30am
Top End Region
New Planned Burn Advice Message from Bushfires NT Location: Cox Peninsula Road, Berry Springs between Hopewell Road and Reedbeds Road. Status: Planned Burn Underway - Planned burns are carried out as part of a program to reduce bushfire risk to communities. Alert Level: Planned Burn Advice - A planned burn will be underway from 13:00 hours today. Firefighters are managing the burn but flames and smoke may be visible.
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25 July 2018
4:26pm
Alice Springs Region
New Planned Burn Advice Message from Bushfires NT Location: Stuart Hwy south of Alice Springs between the Rail Overpass and Roger Vale Drive. Status: Planned Burn Underway - Planned burns are carried out as part of a program to reduce bushfire risk to communities
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24 July 2018
4:45pm
Top End Region
Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, Stuart Highway - 25km South of Katherine Status: Being Controlled - Effective strategies are in operation or planned for the entire perimeter. Alert Level: Advice - A fire has started. There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes. Risks Faced by People in the Area: Smoke from this fire may affect visibility, Active fire may occur 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. For further information regarding bushfires, visit Secure NT. https://securent.nt.gov.au/ It is expected this situation may continue until: 24/07/2018 21:00:00
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24 July 2018
9:10am
Top End Region
New Planned Burn Advice Message from Bushfires NT Location: Townend Road between Redcliffe Road and Mocatto Road, Mocatto Road between Townend Road and Acacia Gap Road, Livingstone. Status: Planned Burn Underway - Planned burns are carried out as part of a program to reduce bushfire risk to communities Alert Level: Planned Burn Advice - A planned burn is currently underway. Firefighters are managing the burn but flames and smoke may be visible. Risks Faced by People in the Area: Smoke from this planned burn 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. For further information regarding bushfires, visit Secure NT. https://securent.nt.gov.au/ It is expected this situation may continue until: 24/07/2018 16:30 hours
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22 July 2018
10:08am
Alice Springs Region
New Planned Burn Advice Message from Bushfires NT Location: North Stuart Highway between Tanami Road Turnoff and the Yambah Station Boundary, Alice Springs Status: Planned Burn Underway - Planned burns are carried out as part of a program to reduce bushfire risk to communities Alert Level: Planned Burn Advice - A planned burn is currently underway. Firefighters are managing the burn but flames and smoke may be visible.
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21 July 2018
12:00am
Top End Region
Bushfire Information Advice - Under Control - the fire is at a stage where fire fighting resources are only required for mop up and patrol purposes and major re-ignition is unlikely. The fire has been contained. There will be no further updates.
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1 January 2016
12:00am
Top End region
Kentish Road, West of Fly Creek Status: Being Controlled - Effective strategies are in operation or planned for the entire perimeter. Alert Level: Advice - There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes.
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21 July 2018
12:00am
Top End region
New Bushfire Alert or Information Message from Bushfires NT Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Kentish Road, West of Fly Creek Status: Going - A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter. Alert Level: Watch and Act - There is a heightened level of threat. Conditions are changing and you need to start taking action now to protect you and your family. 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 Secure NT. https://securent.nt.gov.au/ It is expected this situation may continue until: 21/07/2018 16:30:00 Information Authorised By: Senior Fire Control Officer Responsible Agency: Bushfires NT, Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources Information Current as at: *** PLEASE DO NOT REPLY TO THIS E-MAIL ***
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20 July 2018
2:45pm
Top End Region
Fire Type: Bushfire Location: Middle Arm Road and Jenkins Road, Berry Springs Status: Being Controlled - Effective strategies are in operation or planned for the entire perimeter. Alert Level: Advice - A fire has started. There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes. Risks Faced by People in the Area: Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Middle Arm Road and Jenkins Road, Active fire may occur close to the roadside, Firefighting crews may be working close to the roadside
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2 July 2018
4:25pm
Top End Region
The fire on Darwin River Road between Cox Peninsular Road and Leonino Road has now been contained. Fire is still burning within the fire ground area and landowners are advised to continue to monitor the situation. Bushfires NT crews are working on road verges alongside the Darwin River Road. 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 that visibility will be affected intermittently until 1900 hrs (7:00pm). There will be no further updates unless the situation changes.
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2 July 2018
2:00pm
Top End Region - Wildfire
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning on Darwin River Road between Cox Peninsular Road and Leonino Road. A bushfire is going under very high to extreme weather conditions. Bushfires NT is primarily undertaking defensive strategies to protect lives and property. Next update will occur at 1500 hrs.
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30 June 2018
9:00am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Cox Peninsula Road between the Finn Road Intersection and Middle Arm Road and along Finn Road between the Cox Peninsula Road Intersection and Middle Arm Road from 0900 hours today.
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23 June 2018
2:00pm
Stuart Highway between Townend Road and Livingstone Road
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning adjacent to the Stuart Highway between Townend Road and Livingstone Road from 1400 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Stuart Highway. 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 that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1400 hrs (2:00pm) and 1830 hrs (6:30pm).
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22 June 2018
2:00pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Cox Peninsula Road and Townend Road from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Stuart Highway. 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 that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1500hrs (3:00pm) and 1900hrs (7:00pm).
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19 June 2018
10:30pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning adjacent to the Arnhem Hwy between Anzac Parade and Cain Rd. Smoke from this fire is affecting visibility on the Arnhem Highway. Bushfires NT crews are working on the road verge alongside the Arnhem Highway. For the safety of firefighting crews and other vehicles, drivers in the area are urged to slow down and drive safely for the conditions. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently between 2230 hrs (10:30pm) and 0130 hrs (1:30am).
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17 June 2018
11:20am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning adjacent to the Arnhem Hwy between the Corroboree Billabong Access Road and the Mary River Bridge. Smoke from this fire is affecting visibility on the Arnhem Hwy. Bushfires NT crews are working on road verges alongside the Arnhem Hwy. 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 that visibility will be affected intermittently until 1700 hrs (5:00pm).
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14 June 2018
1:30pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Acacia Gap Road and Manton River from 1630 hours. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Stuart Highway. 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 that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1630hrs (4:30pm) and 1930hrs (7:30pm).
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14 June 2018
1:30pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Townend Road and Livingstone Road from 1630 hours. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Stuart Highway. 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 that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1630hrs (4:30pm) and 1930hrs (7:30pm).
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11 June 2018
11:10am
Top End Region- Stuart Highway between Livingstone Road and Cox Peninsula Road
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Livingstone Road and Cox Peninsula Road from 1400 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Stuart Highway. 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 that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1400 hrs (2:00pm) and 1830 hrs (6:30pm).
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11 June 2018
10:30am
Top End Region- Cox Peninsula Rd between Reedbeds Road and Darwin River Road
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Reedbeds Road and Darwin River Road from 1030 hours tomorrow. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Stuart Highway. 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 that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1000 hrs (10:00am) and 1700 hrs (5:00pm).
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10 June 2018
5:30pm
Top End Region- Stuart Highway, between Adelaide River Township and Bridge Creek
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning in areas adjacent to the Stuart Highway between Adelaide River township and Bridge Creek Smoke from this fire is affecting visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews are working on road verges alongside the Stuart Highway. 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 that visibility may be affected intermittently until 1900 hrs (7:00pm).
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9 June 2018
2:30pm
Top End- Stuart Highway between Townend Road and Cox Peninsula Road
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Townend Road and Livingstone Road from 1430 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Stuart Highway. 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 that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1430 hrs (2:30pm) and 1830 hrs (6:30pm).
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Fire ban notifications

Message Issued Details View Message
13 August 2018
3:30pm
NORTHERN FIRE PROTECTION ZONE and DARWIN AND ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREA.
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Acting Executive Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Tuesday 14 August 2018 for the following areas. NORTHERN FIRE PROTECTION ZONE and DARWIN AND ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREA. The Fire Ban is declared for a 24 hour period commencing at 0000 hours on Tuesday 14 August 2018. This includes the DARWIN, BATCHELOR, ADELAIDE RIVER and PINE CREEK EMERGENCY RESPONSE AREAS and the LITCHFIELD MUNICIPALITY and COOMALIE SHIRE. 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. 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
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12 August 2018
4:25pm
NORTHERN FIRE PROTECTION ZONE and DARWIN AND ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREAS.
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Acting Executive Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Monday 13 August 2018 for the following areas. NORTHERN FIRE PROTECTION ZONE and DARWIN AND ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREAS. The Fire Ban is declared for a 24 hour period commencing at 0000 hours on Monday 13 August 2018. This includes the DARWIN, BATCHELOR, ADELAIDE RIVER and PINE CREEK EMERGENCY RESPONSE AREAS and the LITCHFIELD MUNICIPALITY and COOMALIE SHIRE. 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. 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
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11 August 2018
3:50pm
Top End Region
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Acting Executive Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Sunday 12 August 2018 for the following areas. NORTHERN FIRE PROTECTION ZONE, DALY SOUTH, DARWIN AND ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREAS. This includes the DARWIN, ADELAIDE RIVER, BATCHELOR AND PINE CREEK EMERGENCY RESPONSE AREAS AND THE LITCHFIELD MUNICIPALITY and COOMALIE SHIRE. The Fire Ban is declared for a 24 hour period commencing at 0000 hours on Sunday 12 August 2018. 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. The Fire Ban is valid from midnight to midnight.
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7 August 2018
4:14pm
DARWIN & ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREA
The Executive Director, Bushfires NT and the Acting Executive Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Wednesday 08 August 2018 for the following areas. DARWIN AND ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREA including the Darwin and Batchelor Emergency Response Areas and the Litchfield Municipality and Coomalie Shire. The Fire Ban is declared for a 24 hour period commencing at 0000 hours on Wednesday 08 August 2018. 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. 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 www.pfes.nt.gov.au/fireandrescue.aspx
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6 August 2018
4:50pm
Top End Region
FIRE BAN ADVICE FOR THE DARWIN AND ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREA . This includes the DARWIN, BATCHELOR EMERGENCY RESPONSE AREAS and the LITCHFIELD MUNICIPALITY and COOMALIE SHIRE. The Fire Ban is declared for a 24 hour period commencing at 0000 hours on TUESDAY 07 AUGUST 2018
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22 July 2018
12:00am
Top End Region
A Fire Ban has been declared for a 24 hour period for Sunday 22 July 2018 for the DARWIN and ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREA. This includes DARWIN, BATCHELOR and ADELAIDE RIVER EMERGENCY RESPONSE AREAS and the LITCHFIELD MUNICIPALITY and COOMALIE SHIRE
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20 July 2018
12:00am
DARWIN and ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREA
The Executive Director, Bushfires NT and the A/ Executive Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Saturday 21 July 2018 for the following areas. DARWIN and ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREAS. The Fire Ban is declared for a 24 hour period commencing at 0000 hours on Saturday 21 July 2018. 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 www.pfes.nt.gov.au/fireandrescue.aspx
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8 July 2018
12:00am
Top End Region - Northern Fire Protection Zone
FIRE BAN ADVICE FOR THE NORTHERN FIRE PROTECTION ZONE. This includes the DARWIN, BATCHELOR, ADELAIDE RIVER & PINE CREEK EMERGENCY RESPONSE AREAS and the LITCHFIELD MUNICIPALITY and COOMALIE SHIRE. The Fire Ban is declared for a 24 hour period commencing at 0000 hours on Sunday 08 July 2018
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3 July 2018
3:35pm
DARWIN AND ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREA
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Acting Executive Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Wednesday 04 July 2018 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 Wednesday 04 July 2018. 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 www.securent.nt.gov.au or www.pfes.nt.gov.au/fireandrescue.aspx
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2 July 2018
4:20pm
DARWIN AND ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREA.
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Acting Executive Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Tuesday 03 July 2018 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 Tuesday 03 July 2018. 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 www.securent.nt.gov.au or www.pfes.nt.gov.au/fireandrescue.aspx
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