BUSHFIRES NT MESSAGE: ADVICE – LOCATION: Strickland Rd, Adelaide River

NT Government

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

FIRE TYPE: Bushfire.

INFORMATION CURRENT AS AT: 21/10/2021 08:55 hours

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

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.

WHAT TO DO: Prepare your property now. Conditions may change, monitor conditions in your area.

ADVICE TO THE PUBLIC: A fire is burning north of Adelaide River, north of Snake Creek to the north east of Strickland road and towards the river (Adelaide River).

Firefighting crews will be working to contain the fire. They will be undertaking a backburn north of the Adelaide River township. Another backburn is planned from northeast of Strickland road, heading south and ending at the river.

IT IS EXPECTED THIS SITUATION MAY CONTINUE UNTIL: 21/10/2021 17:00 hours

INFORMATION AUTHORISED BY: Incident Controller

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