Bushfires nt message: Advice 2 August

Bushfires NT

LOCATION: Leonino Rd, DARWIN RIVER

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

FIRE TYPE: Bushfire.

INFORMATION CURRENT AS AT: 02/08/2020 15:49 hours

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.

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: The fire is now controlled, firefighting crews are consolidating containment lines and mopping up.

IT IS EXPECTED THIS SITUATION MAY CONTINUE UNTIL: 02/08/2020 18:00 hours

INFORMATION AUTHORISED BY: Chief Fire Control Officer

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

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