Bushfire – Advice at Humpty Doo

The WATCH AND ACT for parts of Humpty Doo have been downgraded to ADVICE.

LOCATION: Doxas Road, Devine Road, Lockerley Court, Havlik Road.

ALERT LEVEL: Advice. A fire has started in the area. There is no immediate danger. Monitor the situation for changes.

FIRE TYPE: Bushfire.

STATUS: Under control. Effective strategies are in operation or planned for the entire perimeter.

CURRENT SITUATION: Firefighting crews are currently undertaking fire break operations. Back burning operations will occur as conditions ease. Aerial operations have ceased at this time.

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 https://securent.nt.gov.au/alerts or https://www.bushfires.nt.gov.au/incidentmap

IT IS EXPECTED THIS SITUATION MAY CONTINUE UNTIL: 25/08/2020 23:59:00 (23.59pm)

INFORMATION AUTHORISED BY: NTFRS Territory Duty Officer

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