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Bushfire alerts and warnings

This section has bushfire information messages for the Northern Territory (NT).

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Current bushfire information messages

Bushfire information messages

Message Issued Details View Message
20 May 2018
8:50am
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between the Tanami Road and the Bond Springs Airstrip Turnoff from 0930 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. 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 0930hrs (9:30am) and 1700hrs (5:00pm).
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19 May 2018
1:00pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Arnhem Highway between Wanderrie Road and Lambells Lagoon Road from 1600 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Arnhem Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be 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, turn on headlights and drive safely for the conditions. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1600hrs (4:00pm) and 1900hrs (7:00pm).
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19 May 2018
10:00am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning in areas adjacent to the Stuart Highway between the Colton Road and Acacia Gap Road Smoke from this fire may affect 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 1230hrs (12:30pm).
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17 May 2018
3:30pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning in areas adjacent to Finn Road between Middle Arm Road and Jenkins Road. Smoke from this fire is affecting visibility on Finn Road and Jenkins Road. Bushfires NT crews are working on road verges alongside Finn Road and Jenkins 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 may be affected intermittently until 1800hrs (6:00pm).
71.9 kb
17 May 2018
1:55pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Fog Bay between the Annie River and the Leviathan River from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Fog Bay Road Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Fog Bay 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 may be affected intermittently between 1500hrs (3:00pm) and 1900hrs (7:00pm).
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17 May 2018
1:00pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Arnhem Highway between Leaning Tree Lagoon and Barr Road from 1600 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Arnhem Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be 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, turn on headlights and drive safely for the conditions. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1600hrs (4:00pm) and 1900hrs (7:00pm).
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16 May 2018
3:30pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Arnhem Highway between Buckley Road and Cain Road from 1600 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Arnhem Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be 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, turn on headlights and drive safely for the conditions. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1600hrs (4:00pm) and 2200hrs (10:00pm).
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16 May 2018
3:30pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning in areas adjacent to Finn Road between Middle Arm Road and Jenkins Road. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Finn Road. Bushfires NT crews are working on road verges alongside Finn 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 may be affected intermittently until 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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16 May 2018
3:30pm
Katherine Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning in areas adjacent to the Stuart Highway between Emungalan Road and Morey Road. Smoke from this fire may affect 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 2000hrs (8:00pm).
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16 May 2018
1:00pm
Katherine Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning in areas adjacent to Gorge Road, between Maud Creek and Nitmiluk National Park. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Gorge Road 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 1600hrs (4:00pm).
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15 May 2018
12:10pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Cox Peninsula Road between Hopewell Road and Berry Creek from 1600 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Cox Peninsula Road. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Cox Peninsula 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 may be affected intermittently between 1600hrs (4:00pm) and 2000hrs (8:00pm).
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15 May 2018
12:10pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Arnhem Highway between Buckley Road and Cain Road from 1600 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Arnhem Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be 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, turn on headlights and drive safely for the conditions. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1600hrs (4:00pm) and 2200hrs (10:00pm).
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14 May 2018
2:20pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Cox Peninsula Road between Reedbeds Road and Berry Creek from 1700 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Cox Peninsula Road. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Cox Peninsula 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 may be affected intermittently between 1700hrs (5:00pm) and 2100hrs (9:00pm).
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14 May 2018
2:20pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Arnhem Highway between Buckley Road and Cain Road from 1600 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Arnhem Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be 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, turn on headlights and drive safely for the conditions. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1600hrs (4:00pm) and 2200hrs (10:00pm).
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14 May 2018
2:20pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Fog Bay between Bynoe Haven Road and Venture Road 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Fog Bay Road Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Fog Bay Road and Namarada Drive. 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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14 May 2018
12:15pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning in areas adjacent to the Stuart Highway between the Manton Dam Recreation Reserve turnoff and the Lake Bennett turnoff. Smoke from this fire may affect 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 1600hrs (4:00pm).
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13 May 2018
11:30am
Katherine Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway south between the Katherine Township and the King River from 1600 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 1600hrs (4:00pm) and 2030hrs (8:30pm).
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13 May 2018
11:30am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between the Acacia Quarry and Acacia Store 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 1400hrs (2:00pm) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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13 May 2018
9:10am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning in areas adjacent to Cox Peninsula Road between Letchford Road and Litchfield Park Road Smoke from this fire is affecting visibility on the Cox Peninsula Road. Bushfires NT crews are working on road verges alongside Cox Peninsula 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 1200hrs (12:00pm).
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12 May 2018
12:00pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning in areas adjacent to the Stuart Highway between Crater Lake Road and Ringwood Road Smoke from this fire may affect 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 1600hrs (4:00pm).
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12 May 2018
7:55am
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway, between Brewer Road and the Owen Springs turnoff from 0930 hours today. Smoke from this fire is expected to 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 will be affected intermittently between 0930hrs (9:30am) and 1700hrs (5:00pm).
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11 May 2018
11:20am
Katherine Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning in areas adjacent to the Stuart Highway between CDU Rural Campus and Edith Farms Road. Smoke from this fire may affect 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 1900hrs (7:00pm).
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10 May 2018
12:00pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Arnhem Highway between Wyatt Road and Marrakai Road from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Arnhem Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be 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, turn on headlights and drive safely for the conditions. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1500hrs (3:00pm) and 1830hrs (6:30pm).
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9 May 2018
11:20am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Jenkins Road and the Noonamah Store 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 1400hrs (2:00pm) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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8 May 2018
12:50pm
Top End Region - Date Correction
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Jenkins Road and the Noonamah Store 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 1400hrs (2:00pm) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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8 May 2018
12:45pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Fog Bay Road between Barramundi Drive and Rosalyn Road from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Fog Bay Road. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Fog Bay 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 may be affected intermittently between 1500hrs (3:00pm) and 1830hrs (6:30pm).
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8 March 2018
12:45pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Jenkins Road and the Noonamah Store 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 1400hrs (2:00pm) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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5 May 2018
7:45am
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway, between Brewer Road and the Owen Springs turnoff from 1100 hours today. Smoke from this fire is expected to 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 will be affected intermittently between 1100hrs (11:00am) and 1700hrs (5:00pm).
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5 May 2018
7:45am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Cox Peninsula Road between the Stuart Highway Intersection and Middle Arm Road and along the Stuart Highway between the Cox Peninsula Road Intersection and Townend Road from 1300 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Cox Peninsula Road and the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Cox Peninsula Road and 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 1300hrs (1:00pm) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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5 May 2018
7:45am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Cox Peninsula Road between the Darwin River Bridge and Darwin River Road from 1000 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Cox Peninsula Road. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Cox Peninsula 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 may be affected intermittently between 1000hrs (10:00pm) and 1500hrs (3:00pm).
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3 May 2018
12:20pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Arnhem Highway between Wyatt Road and Marrakai Road from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Arnhem Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be 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, turn on headlights and drive safely for the conditions. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1500 hrs (3:00pm) and 1800 hrs (6:30pm).
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3 May 2018
12:20pm
Katherine Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Victoria Highway between the Rail Overpass and Binjari Community from 1400 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Victoria Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Victoria 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 1400hrs (2:00pm) and 1630hrs (4:30pm).
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2 May 2018
3:15pm
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Larapinta Drive, between Bullen Road and Standley Chasm turnoff from 1830 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Larapinta Drive. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Larapinta Drive. 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 1830hrs (6:30pm) and 2200hrs (10:00pm).
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2 May 2018
3:00pm
Katherine Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Victoria Highway between the Rail Overpass and Binjari Community from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Victoria Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Victoria 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 1630hrs (4:30pm).
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1 May 2018
1:25pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Arnhem Highway between Leaning Tree Lagoon and Marrakai Road from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Arnhem Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be 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, turn on headlights and drive safely for the conditions. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently between 1500hrs (3:00pm) and 1830hrs (6:30pm).
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1 May 2018
12:45pm
Katherine Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Victoria Highway between the Rail Overpass and Binjari Community from 1400 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Victoria Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Victoria 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 1400hrs (2:00pm) and 1630hrs (4:30pm).
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28 April 2018
2:45pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning adjacent to Cox Peninsula Road between the Blackmore River and Lawton Road Smoke from this fire is affecting visibility on the Cox Peninsula Road. Bushfires NT crews are working on road verges alongside Cox Peninsula 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 1700hrs (5:00pm).
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28 April 2018
2:45pm
Katherine region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning in areas adjacent to the Stuart Highway between Edith Farms Road and the Fergusson River Smoke from this fire may affect 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 1900hrs (7:00pm).
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28 April 2018
10:30am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Cox Peninsula Road between Reedbeds Road and Darwin River Road from 1400 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Cox Peninsula Road. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Cox Peninsula 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 may be affected intermittently between 1400hrs (2:00pm) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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28 April 2018
10:30am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Cox Peninsula Road between the Stuart Highway Intersection and Middle Arm Road and along the Stuart Highway between the Cox Peninsula Road Intersection and Townend Road from 1300 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Cox Peninsula Road and the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Cox Peninsula Road and 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 1300hrs (1:00pm) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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26 April 2018
12:45pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Fog Bay Road and Namarada Drive between Rosalyn Road and Levuka Road from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Fog Bay Road and Namarada Drive. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Fog Bay Road and Namarada Drive. 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 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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26 April 2018
12:45pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Cox Peninsula Road between Hardys Creek and Hopewell Road from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Cox Peninsula Road. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Cox Peninsula 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 may be affected intermittently between 1500hrs (3:00pm) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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24 April 2018
1:15pm
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Ross Highway, between Emily Gap turnoff and Jessie Gap turnoff from 1830 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Ross Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Ross 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 1830hrs (6:30pm) and 2200hrs (10:00pm).
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24 April 2018
9:45am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Fog Bay Road and Namarada Drive between Marlin Road and Levuka Road from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Fog Bay Road and Namarada Drive. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Fog Bay Road and Namarada Drive. 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 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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24 April 2018
8:00am
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews and station staff will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Tanami Road between Hamilton Downs Station access and Kunoth Bore from 1200 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Tanami Road. Crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Tanami 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 may be affected intermittently between 1200hrs (12:00pm) and 1600hrs (4:00pm).
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23 April 2018
3:00pm
Katherine Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between CDU Rural Campus and Edith Farms Road from 1630 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 1630hrs (4:30pm) and 2030hrs (8:30pm).
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23 April 2018
2:45pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Fog Bay Road between Finniss River Station access and Dundee Road from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Fog Bay Road. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Fog Bay 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 may be affected intermittently between 1500hrs (3:00pm) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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22 April 2018
7:30am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Cox Peninsula Road between Bradley Road and the Railway Crossing from 1200 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Cox Peninsula Road. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Cox Peninsula 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 may be affected intermittently between 1200hrs (12:00pm) and 1700hrs (5:00pm).
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18 April 2018
3:15pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside Cox Peninsula Road between the Rail Crossing and Mala Plains Road from 1530 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on Cox Peninsula Road. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside Cox Peninsula 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 may be affected intermittently between 1530hrs (3:30pm) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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18 April 2018
1:00pm
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Ross Highway, between Emily Gap turnoff and Jessie Gap turnoff from 1700 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Ross Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside the Ross 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 1700hrs (5:00pm) and 1900hrs (7:00pm).
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18 April 2018
12:30pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning adjacent to the Arnhem Highway between Leaning Tree Lagoon and the Corroboree Park Tavern from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Arnhem Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be 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, 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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16 April 2018
2:15pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning adjacent to the Stuart Highway between Acacia Gap Road and the Manton River. 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 will be affected intermittently until 1700hrs (5:00pm).
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9 April 2018
2:15pm
Katherine Region
Bushfires NT crews and Station staff are working to control a wildfire burning alongside the Stuart Highway between the Railway Overpass and the CDU Rural Campus. Smoke from this fire is affecting visibility on the Stuart Highway. 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 will be affected intermittently until 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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22 January 2018
3:00pm
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT and Parks and Wildlife Commission NT are currently conducting back burning operations along Larapinta Drive to contain a bushfire burning in the area around Simpsons and Wallaby Gap west of Alice Springs. Smoke from this fire is present and may affect visibility in the Simpsons Gap area and Larapinta Drive. Bushfires NT and Parks and Wildlife Commission crews are working on road verges alongside Larapinta Drive. 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. The Simpsons Gap Bike Path from Flynn’s Grave to Simpsons Gap and Darken Drive are closed to the public while back burning operations are being completed. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently for the rest of today and tomorrow the 23rd of January.
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22 January 2018
8:40am
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT and Parks and Wildlife Commission NT are currently conducting back burning operations to contain a bushfire burning in the area around Simpsons and Wallaby Gap west of Alice Springs. Smoke from this fire is present and may affect visibility in the Simpsons Gap area. The Simpsons Gap Bike Path from Flynn’s Grave to Simpsons Gap will be closed to the public while back burning operations are being conducted. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently for the rest of today and tomorrow the 23rd of January.
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20 January 2018
11:00am
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT and Parks and Wildlife Commission NT are currently conducting back burning operations to contain a bushfire burning in the area around Simpsons Gap. Smoke from this fire is present and may affect visibility in the Simpsons Gap area. Crews will be working on the road verge alongside Darken Drive. 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 for the rest of today and tomorrow the 21st of January.
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17 January 2018
2:15pm
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT and landowners are currently monitoring a bushfire burning 6 Kilometers north-west of Simpsons Gap. Smoke from this fire is present and may affect visibility in the Simpsons Gap area. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently for the rest of today and tomorrow the 18th January.
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11 January 2018
12:40pm
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT and landowners are currently monitoring a bushfire burning 13 Kilometres north-west of Alice Springs. Smoke from this fire is present and may affect visibility to the north west of Alice Springs. It is expected that visibility may be affected intermittently for the rest of today and tomorrow the 12th January.
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7 November 2017
1:45pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning adjacent to the Arnhem Highway between Trippe Road and Anzac Parade from 1500 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Arnhem Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be 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, turn on headlights and drive safely for the conditions. It is expected that visibility will be affected intermittently between 1500hrs (3:00pm) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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27 October 2017
12:13pm
Barkly Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning adjacent to the Stuart Highway in an area 30km south of Renner Springs Roadhouse. 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 for the rest of today.
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27 October 2017
9:10am
Barkly Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning adjacent to the Stuart Highway in an area 30km south of Renner Springs Roadhouse. 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. An update will be provided at 1200 hours (noon).
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22 October 2017
8:05am
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Brewer Road and Orange Creek from 0900 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside 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 0900hrs (9:00am) and 1600hrs (4:00pm).
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12 October 2017
1:15pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning adjacent to the Stuart Highway between Colton Road and Acacia Gap Road. 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 will be affected intermittently until 1600hrs (4:00pm).
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8 October 2017
5:35am
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Brewer Road and Orange Creek from 0900 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside 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 0900hrs (9:00am) and 1600hrs (4:00pm).
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4 October 2017
12:05pm
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Brewer Road and Orange Creek from 1800 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside 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 1800hrs (6:00pm) and 2300hrs (11:00pm).
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28 September 2017
3:20pm
WA and NT Border - Duncan Road
Crews are working to control a wildfire burning along the Duncan Road around the Mistake Creek and the Ord River Reserve areas. Smoke from this fire is affecting visibility in the area. Crews are working on road verges in the area. 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 for the rest of today, tomorrow the 29th and Saturday the 30th of September.
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28 September 2017
12:40pm
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between the Charles River and the Tanami Road turnoff 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 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 1400hrs (2:00pm) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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28 September 2017
9:10am
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Orange Creek and Mt Polhill Parking Bay from 1000 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside 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 1000hrs (10:00pm) and 1700hrs (5:00pm).
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27 September 2017
5:10pm
Katherine Region
Bushfires NT crews and Station staff are working to control a wildfire burning alongside the Stuart Highway between the Railway Overpass and the CDU Rural Campus. Smoke from this fire is affecting visibility on the Stuart Highway. 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 will be affected intermittently until 2000hrs (8:00pm).
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19 September 2017
2:30pm
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning adjacent to the Stuart Highway between Livingstone Road and Old Bynoe Road. 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 will be affected intermittently until 1630hrs (4:30pm).
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17 September 2017
8:00am
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Brewer Estate Turnoff and Orange Creek Bridge from 1000 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside 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 1000hrs (10:00am) and 1800hrs (6:00pm).
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13 September 2017
2:25pm
Alice Springs Region
Bushfires NT crews will be conducting fuel reduction burning alongside the Stuart Highway between Brewer Estate Turnoff and Orange Creek Bridge from 1800 hours today. Smoke from this fire may affect visibility on the Stuart Highway. Bushfires NT crews will be working on the road verge alongside 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 1800hrs (6:00pm) and 2200hrs (10:00pm).
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10 September 2017
11:30am
Top End Region
Bushfires NT crews are working to control a wildfire burning adjacent to Dorat Road between the Daly River Road and the Adelaide River Township. Smoke from this fire is affecting visibility on Dorat Road Bushfires NT crews are working on road verges alongside Dorat 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 1500hrs (3:00pm).
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Fire ban notifications

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16 September 2017
2:30pm
DARWIN and ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREAS
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Executive Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Sunday 17 September 2017 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 Sunday 17 September 2017. 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/fire-and-rescue.aspx
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15 September 2017
3:20pm
DARWIN and ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREAS.
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Executive Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Saturday 16 September 2017 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 16 September 2017. 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/fire-and-rescue.aspx
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14 September 2017
3:20pm
NORTHERN FIRE PROTECTION ZONE, KATHERINE FIRE PROTECTION ZONE and the CARPENTARIA WEST and CARPENTARIA EAST FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREAS.
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Executive Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Friday 15 September 2017 for the following areas NORTHERN FIRE PROTECTION ZONE, KATHERINE FIRE PROTECTION ZONE and the CARPENTARIA WEST and CARPENTARIA EAST FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREAS. The Fire Ban is declared for a 24 hour period commencing at 0000 hours on Friday 15 September 2017. 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, ADELAIDE RIVER, PINE CREEK and KATHERINE 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/fire-and-rescue.aspx
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13 September 2017
3:20pm
CARPENTARIA EAST, GREGORY EAST and GREGORY WEST FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREAS
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Executive Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Thursday 14 September 2017 for the following areas CARPENTARIA EAST, GREGORY SOUTH EAST and GREGORY NORTH WEST FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREAS The Fire Ban is declared for a 24 hour period commencing at 0000 hours on Thursday 14 September 2017. 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.securent.nt.gov.au or www.pfes.nt.gov.au/fire-and-rescue.aspx
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9 September 2017
3:10pm
DARWIN and ADELAIDE RIVER FIRE WEATHER FORECAST AREAS
The Chief Fire Control Officer, Bushfires NT and the Executive Director, NT Fire and Rescue Service have declared a 24 HOUR FIRE BAN PERIOD for Sunday 10 September 2017 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 Sunday 10 September 2017. 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/fire-and-rescue.aspx
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