Bushfire – Watch and Act – Girraween

LOCATION: Bridgemary Crescent and Paddy Court, Girraween.

ALERT LEVEL: Watch and Act. There is a heightened level of threat. Conditions are changing. Start taking action now to protect your family and your property.

FIRE TYPE: Bushfire.

STATUS: Going. A fire which is spreading on one or more fronts. Effective containment strategies are not in place for the entire perimeter.

CURRENT SITUATION: The fire is continuing to burn in a westerly direction towards Anglesey Road from Produce Road and Bridgemary Crescent including Paddy Place.

Aerial support will be in use for firefighting. Do not deploy personal drones in the area.

Fire fighters will be working on the roadside in this area.

Heavy smoke and flames will impact Anglesey Road.

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


INFORMATION AUTHORISED BY: Senior Fire Control Officer

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